Africa 2063 : a vision for an African growth benefiting to all
African ministers of economics wish to increase the continent’s wealth by putting its financial needs at the heart of the restructuring of the global banking system.African ministers of economics wish to increase the continent’s wealth by putting its financial needs at the heart of the restructuring of the global banking system.They want to turn Africa into “a dynamic force in the global economy”.
Among other things, the ministers consider that improving development is key to all Africans benefiting from the continent’s growth, according to Afriquejet.com.
They wish to change the current situation whereby despite an economic growth rate superior to the one in Europe, many Africans still live in poverty and are unemployed.
At the beginning of February, Donald Kaberuka, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), announced that Sub-Saharan Africa would see an average growth of 6.6 per cent in 2013, mainly thanks to the
success of commodities such as copper and oil.
During a two-day conference on Finance, Planning and Economic Development, the ministers reiterated their engagement towards Africa 2063, a vision which aims to increase African prosperity over the next 50 years thanks to an increased solidarity.