The Africa Forum is the annual gathering where OECD and African policy makers, private sector representatives, academics and civil society leaders meet to debate the performance of African economies and the challenges ahead. The 2015 edition focused on Africa’s development agenda beyond 2015.Read more
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, was in Pretoria on 16-17 July 2015 to present the 2015 OECD Economic Survey of South Africa, alongside Mr. Nhlanhla Musa Nene, Minister of Finance.Read more
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.Read more
"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"
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