"To contribute to economic and social development through the promotion and advocacy of sound economic policies."

Economics Association of Zambia

Speaking during a press conference, Adesina emphasized AfDB’s willingness to help Africa harness its energy potential to respond to the five challenges it faces.  He underlined Africa’s resilience following global economic headwinds and climate change, posting 4% to 4.4% GDP growth according to AfDB projections above a global GDP growth rate estimated at 3%, then reviewed downwards to 3%. More

The widespread malnutrition in Africa can be defeated through a coalition of public private partnership. A group of committed philanthropists and entrepreneurs agreed following the release of new economic data by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems which shows that increased investments to meet the World Health Assembly target of reducing stunting by 40 per cent by 2025 could add US $83 billion in additional GDP in just 15 Sub-Saharan African countries. More

The African Economic Outlook 2016 shows that the continent is performing well in regard to economic, social and governance issues and has encouraging prospects for the near future.

The African Development Bank 2016 annual meeting opened with a presentation on the African Economic Outlook.

Use the link below to access the document.


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