Focus

  • African Economic Outlook 2015

    This year's African Economic Outlook emphasises that modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people’s living standards.

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  • Sahel and West Africa Club at the Expo Milano

    The Sahel and West Africa Club will celebrate their annual Sahel and West Africa Week in October at the #Expo Milano 2015, and discuss innovative approaches to promote regional food security.

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  • Food and nutrition security

    The Food Crisis Prevention Network (RPCA) discussed food and nutrition security in Sahelian and West African countries. Despite the overall stability, food and nutrition insecurity in some areas may worsen if appropriate mitigation measures are not implemented.

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(For an overview of our work with North Africa, see here).

"Africa is beginning to realise more and more its great economic and social potential. Several African countries have been growing faster than OECD countries in the past few years. With an emerging middle class, a new generation of innovative entrepreneurs, increasing school enrolment and significant advancement in the use of information and telecommunications technologies (ICT), Africa is beginning to reap the benefits of deeper integration into the world economy"

Angel Gurría
OECD Secretary-General

AEO  NEPAD-OECD Africa 
Investment Initiative

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