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AfDB to unveil 2020 African economic outlook

AfDB to unveil 2020 African economic outlook

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<p><strong>The African Development Bank (<span class="caps">AFDB</span>) will on Thursday, 30 January launch the 2020 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook (<span class="caps">AEO</span>) report at its headquarters in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.</strong></p> <p>Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina will unveil the report in the presence of African ministers, diplomats and representatives of international bodies. The theme for this year’s report is: Developing Africa’s workforce for the future.</p> <p>The annual publication highlights economic prospects and projections for the continent as a bloc and for each of the 54 countries. It offers short- and medium-term forecasts on key socio-economic indicators such as growth, poverty and jobs, while at the same time examining the challenges and progress made.</p> <p>The report, produced by the Bank’s economic experts, serves as a tool for policymakers, academics, investors, development and financial industry professionals and the media to inform policy dialogue and enhance planning and operational efficiency.</p>
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