IMF Examines 'Africa Rising' Sustainability & Inclusion

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Government of Mozambique convened a high-level conference on 'Africa Rising: Building to the Future' May 29 - 30 with participation by policymakers and private sector and civil society representatives. Sessions focused on the challenges facing sub-Sahara Africa amid the economic gains made since the 2008 global economic downturn. Concluding the two-day event, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde stressed the importance of making Africa's economic growth more sustainable and more inclusive. For more about the 'Rising Africa' conference, see: IMF and Africa 2014.

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde greeted by Mozambique's Finance Minister Manuel Chang at the Maputo International Airport in Maputo.


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