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Why Africa Has the World's Highest Entrepreneurship and Discontinuance Rates

Africa boasts of the world's highest entrepreneurship and female entrepreneurship rates. However, while entrepreneurial potential is high, the contribution to economic growth has been limited. The big question is: Why?

Why Africa Has the World's Highest Entrepreneurship and Discontinuance Rates

Senegalese women sell processed mangos and yams Photograph: United Nations/Evan Schneider

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