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February 2009 - Simply Results - Issue N°1


The past decade was one of promise for Africa, in which the continent’s economy expanded at a pace not seen in the past 40 years amid growing political stability.

The year 2008 closed on a somber note as the likely economic effects of the global financial crisis became known. For Africa, this will amplify the effects of earlier crises confronting the continent, including the food crisis, oil price volatility and the inexorable impact of climate change.

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