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West Africa is at the heart of Africa’s transformation. With a projected growth rate of 7.4 per cent in 2014, it is the fastest growing region in the continent. As many of its countries undergo a strong stabilization, emerge from conflict, or even rise to middle income status, the region begins to reap the fruits of its regional and global integration. A global demand for expert opinions and analysis is rising rapidly. Read More


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Africa is on an unstoppable upwards trajectory. With growth forecast to reach 5.2 per cent in 2014, increasing investments and improvements across development indicators, it is now truly Africa’s moment. And West Africa is at the epicenter of this transformation: a GDP growth expected to exceed seven per cent in 2014, several countries rapidly emerging from conflict, others rising up to middle income status, better usage of the huge potential of natural resources available, and efforts for deeper integration beginning to bear their fruits and cementing this collaborative path.

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