• Launch of the 2015 OECD Economic Survey of South Africa

    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.

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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

Investment Initiative

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