"Financing Africa: Through the Crisis and Beyond" Executive Summary
This document is the executive summary of the upcoming publication "Financing Africa: Through the Crisis and Beyond". "Financing Africa" is a landmark study on the financial sector in Africa. Using the most recent data available, it documents recent trends in Africa’s financial sectors, progress in the provision of financial services, the state of the continent’s financial services infrastructure, and the efficiency of African financial systems. It takes stock of recent changes and reviews the long-term prospects for African finance and proceeds to provide policy analysis and recommendations for policymakers, development partners, and financial institutions.