This annual report examines Africa’s performance in crucial areas: macroeconomics, financing, trade policies and regional integration, human development, and governance.
The 2030 Agenda requires bold and transformative steps underpinned by new tools, new data, new ways of working and new resources. The OECD is contributing to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in a range of ways.
The OECD DAC is modernising its statistical measurement framework to promote incentives for mobilising development finance in order to better reflect the broader range of funding options now available to developing countries.
The OECD is contributing to the World Humanitarian Summit, which focuses on main challenges that reflect the mounting complexity of crisis response and the intertwining between humanitarian needs, development and conflict prevention.
Since 1950, the number of urban agglomerations in West Africa increased from 150 to almost 2000, and today towns and cities are home to 41% of the region’s total population. Cities and their inhabitants are increasingly shaping West Africa’s economic, political and social landscape.