Download the African Economic Outlook 2016 report

27 May 2016
Download the African Economic Outlook 2016 report

Prepared by a consortium of three teams from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the 2016 African Economic Outlook report addresses the theme Sustainable Cities and Structural Transformation.

Africa's rapid urbanisation represents an immense opportunity, not just for Africa's urban dwellers but also for rural development. As two-thirds of the investments in urban infrastructure to 2050 have yet to be made, the scope is large for new, wide-ranging urban policies to turn African cities and towns into engines of sustainable structural transformation. The creation of more productive jobs for the rapidly growing urban population is central to achieving this objective.

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