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AfDB's Strategy for 2013–2022
The African Development Bank’s Strategy for 2013–2022 reflects the aspirations of the entire African continent. It is firmly rooted in a deep understanding and experience of how far Africa has come in the last decade, and where it wishes to go to in the next.
Africa has embarked on a process of economic transformation. This process has seen solid and sustained growth over a decade, but it has been uneven and without a sufficiently firm foundation, and it is not—by any estimation—complete.
This ten-year Strategy will focus on two objectives to improve the quality of Africa’s growth: inclusive growth, and the transition to green growth.
Transforming to support transformation
This Strategy reflects Africa’s vision for itself—a vision of transformation that is achievable.
The Strategy outlines five main channels for the Bank to deliver its work and improve the quality of growth in Africa:
- Infrastructure development
- Regional economic integration
- Private sector development
- Governance and accountability
- Skills and technology
Areas of special emphasis
In implementing its ten-year Strategy, the Bank will pay particular attention to:
- Fragile states
- Agriculture and food security