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12 African Countries With the Most Diverse Natural Resources

Tea-farmers-in-TanzaniaTanzania

Natural resources: coffee, tea, cotton, maize, tin, phosphates, iron ore, cassava, diamonds and gold. Its richness produces a gross domestic product valued at $33.23 billion. Ten percent of Africa’s gold is there.

 

Cocoa-in-Cote-dIvoire-615w-att-NestleCote D’Ivoire

With abundant natural resources like coffee, cocoa, timber, maize, petroleum, rice, manganese and diamonds, this country’s GPD is $31.06 billion. Côte d’Ivoire is the second-largest economy in West Africa and is among the largest exporters of cocoa and cashew nuts, according to worldbank.org. The macroeconomic performance over the past two years is impressive, with a growth rate of around 8.7 percent. Inflation remains subdued at 2.5 percent.

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