Analysts explain why ESAP is failing in Africa

While adjustment is necessary for any system, as to deny to adjust is to refuse to allow a system or set of systems to function as they were intended to or to function in the most efficient manner, Structural Adjustment Programmes in Africa have failed largely because they are imposed by the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) without taking cognisance of the social and economic realities in the affected countries, economic analysts say.