Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth picked up moderately in 2014, to 4.5%, compared with 4.2% in 2013. Regional GDP growth is projected to remain broadly unchanged at 4.6% in 2015. Despite headwinds, growth is projected to pick up to 5.1% by 2017, lifted by infrastructure investment, increased agriculture production, and buoyant services. Read Overview »

In Africa, nine countries in the Niger Basin are working to better manage water resources to improve food and energy security and preserve ecosystem services and traditional livelihoods.
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The 2015 CPIA Africa report finds the overall quality of policies and institutions on the continent unchanged, but there was variation in performance across countries.
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Data from World Bank

Data from World Bank