Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is projected at an average of 3.7 percent in 2015 down from 4.6 percent in 2014. However, despite the slowdown of Africa’s biggest economies, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the region is expected to pick up to an average of 4.4 percent and 4.8 percent in 2016 and 2017 respectively. Read Overview »

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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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A new World Bank report shows that poverty in Africa may be lower than current estimates suggest.
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Makhtar Diop @Diop_WB

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