Foresight Africa: Top priorities for the continent in 2018

Author(s): 
Brahima S. Coulibaly
Organization/Affiliation(s): 
Brookings Institution
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
Jan 11, 2018

In this year’s Foresight Africa, AGI scholars and invited experts delve deeply into six overarching themes that highlight areas in which African countries and their citizens are taking the lead to achieve inclusive growth. In a world where China and other emerging economies are ascendant, where cooperation on global governance is under challenge, and where free trade faces headwinds, Africa needs its own institutions to play a more assertive role in advancing the continent’s agenda. The potential for a more unified Africa to create never-before-seen opportunities for trade and economic prosperity is gaining traction. Through our exploration, we hope to emphasize that Africa’s future lies in its own hands and that it already has the power to reach its goals.

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Topic: 
Financial Inclusion
Regions: 
Middle East & North Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Tags: 
Agriculture & Food Security
Economic Empowerment
Financial Capability
Governance & Policy
Rural Development
Unemployment
Urban Development