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Africa Economic Brief - Infrastructure Investment and the Covid-19 pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa

Jun 11, 2021 | AfDB

KEY MESSAGES

  • Africa suffers from inadequate basic services infrastructure, making the region vulnerable to epidemics.
  • Investments in good quality basic services infrastructure will improve the continent’s resilience to future epidemics, but also stimulate short-run socio-economic growth.
  • Promotion of life-cycle cost approach to financing infrastructure projects is important.
Theme: Long-Term Finance and Capital Markets | Country: Africa | Pages: 10