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African economists seek bolder monetary policy reforms to address inequality

The African Economic Conference is dedicated to discussions on the kind of economic and political governance reforms that are critical in order to ensure structural transformation takes place in Africa read more

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Experts push for a single African air transport market

African countries have more bilateral open sky agreements with partners outside the continent than with African partners read more

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Reforming and revitalizing higher education sector crucial for Africa’s development, experts say

The fourth Senior Experts Dialogue on Science, Technology and the African Transformation Agenda ended in Dakar Friday with experts making concrete recommendations for consideration by policy makers, universities, regional and continental organizations on how to align higher education policy with science, technology and innovation (STI) and industrial policies to support the transformation of Africa’s economies in line with the continent’s integration and development agenda. read more

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Green approach to closing Africa’s huge infrastructure gap has immense benefits, says ECA’s Mofor

Following a green approach to closing Africa’s huge infrastructure gap can create public and private value with co-benefits across a diverse range of stakeholders and goals, says Linus Mofor, Senior Environmental Affairs Officer for Energy, Infrastructure and Climate Change at the ECA’s African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC). read more

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Consensus reached on actions for sustainable industrialization in Central Africa

Policymakers, industry captains and other stakeholders made the case for a paradigm shift from a resources for infrastructure model to a resources for Industrialisation (R4Id) model read more

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