Economics & Research
- 04/05/2017 - Competitiveness boost urgently needed to meet Africa’s demographic challenges: report
- 17/08/2016 - AfDB’s incubation of innovations in renewable energy praised by participants, partners
- 26/07/2016 - Poverty and inequality reduction has remained less responsive to growth successes across the continent, says AfDB African Development Report 2015
Africa’s poverty rates have continued to decline, despite the adverse effects of the recent food, fuel, and global economic crisis, according to the 2015 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).