Africa’s challenge: make its growth job-rich and pro-poor

In spite of over 20 years of robust and sustained economic growth, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa are still falling short of expectations in terms of living standards, poverty reduction and social indicators. The potential for economic growth in Africa is still enormous, and investment, both domestic and foreign, is rising rapidly. Africa’s major challenge for the next 20 years is now to ensure that this growth is job-rich and pro-poor.

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