Africa is not prepared for this urban explosion. By 2025, there will be 100 African cities with more than one million inhabitants, according to McKinsey.
Secondary cities can play a crucial role in driving economic growth in Africa, balancing urbanisation and regional development, creating markets for rural residents and generating more inclusive growth - Eyerusalen Siba, Research Fellow - Global Economy and Development, Africa Growth Initiative, The Brookings Institution.
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The GIF team will visit the Bank in Côte d’Ivoire from 20th to 22nd June 2018, for a kickoff meeting. The objectives of this meeting is to present GIF’s instruments overview, eligibility criteria, application, approval and implementation process as well as co-financing opportunities.
The world needs to shift from an aid-based narrative on Africa to one of investment
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