WB: Professional Services Knowledge Platform Africa

Professional services, such as accounting & auditing, legal, architectural and engineering services, are critical for Africa’s development. <P> While they are among the most dynamic services sectors in the continent, these sectors remain underdeveloped in many countries. Despite recent progress, obstacles to trade and regulatory heterogeneity still leave the regional markets for professional services fragmented. <P> In order to support their integration, this website constitutes a knowledge platform on professional services markets in sub-Saharan Africa. It notably offers an opportunity to:<P> - Explore survey data on the providers and users of professional services in selected African countries, as well as information on the domestic regulations governing professional services in these countries. <P> - Find relevant documents and reports on key topics related to professional services, such as trade and movement of professionals, regulatory reform and regional cooperation to integrate services markets.

Key fields

Organization: 
WB
Agency Identifier: 
Professional Services Knowledge Platform Africa
Dataset Type: 
Cross sectional
Access Level: 
Public
Language: 
English
Frequency: 
No further updates planned
Date released: 
21 Jan 2015
Date modified: 
21 Jan 2015
Temporal Coverage: 
30 Nov 1999
Geographical Coverage: 
Burundi
Comoros
Djibouti
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Kenya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mauritius
Rwanda
Seychelles
Swaziland
Uganda

Additional information

economycoverage
SSA
numberofeconomies
19
updatefrequency
No further updates planned
accessoption
Bulk download, Query tool
bulkdownload
Providers dataset (Excel 2.6 MB)=http://databank.worldbank.org/data/download/PSKPAfrica/providers_dataset.xlsx=excel;Users indicator dataset (Excel 1.1 MB)=http://databank.worldbank.org/data/download/PSKPAfrica/users_indicator_dataset.xlsx=excel
popularity
8

Contact WB

Contact Address: 
Africa Trade Team: Carmine Soprano, csoprano@worldbank.org , Nora Dihel , ndihel@worldbank.org