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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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 -