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2017 Global Forum on Development

Events 05/04/2017

Session 4: Delivering sustainable urbanisation in Africa: the role of the private sector

The magnitude of the current wave of urbanisation taking place in Africa calls for a more environment-friendly and less resource-consuming process than in the past. Discussions will bring together representatives from the private sector and African policymakers to share views and experiences on how the private sector can contribute to address the demand for low-carbon, climate-resilient urban infrastructure in Africa.

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Press release

Unlock the potential of African entrepreneurs for accelerating Africa’s industrial transformation, says the African Economic Outlook 2017

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