Economics & Research
- 25/05/2015 - Africa: making growth more inclusive hinges on unlocking potential of local economies, says the African Economic Outlook 2015
- 19/05/2015 - Launch of the African Economic Outlook 2015
- 07/05/2015 - ‘Africa and the new global landscape’: AfDB announces theme and agenda for 2015 Annual Meetings
Africa’s poverty rates have continued to decline, despite the adverse effects of the recent food, fuel, and global economic crisis, according to the 2014 MDG Report, “Assessing Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Africa”, produced annually by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).