The economic outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is positive, with growth rising to 5.3% in 2012, and 5.6% in 2013, over the pre-crisis average level of 5%. This forecast would change in the event of a deteriorating global economy. Excluding South Africa, the continent’s largest economy, growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is forecast to rise to 6%.
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She has been Country Program Coordinator in the Africa Region since 2009 working in several countries including Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Togo, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gambia and Sao To... Show More +me. Sharkey is currently based in Washington, D.C. Show Less -