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.
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Markus Goldstein is a development economist with experience working in Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia, and South Asia. He is currently the Gender Practice Leader in the Africa Region and a Lead Economi... Show More +st in the Research Group of the World Bank. Show Less -
Job Title: Practice Leader, World Bank Africa Region
Camille Lampart Nuamah, a Jamaican national, joined the World Bank as a Young Professional in 1997 in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network Anchor. She was appointed country manager fo... Show More +r Zimbabwe June 15, 2014. Show Less -
Paul Noumba Um, a Cameroonian and French national, is currently the Country Director for Mali, Niger and Chad. Previously, he was the sector manager for private sector development and finance for West... Show More + and Central Africa. Show Less -