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AfDB's Africa Investment Forum To Be "Game Changer"

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced plans for the inaugural Africa Investment Forum a multi-stakeholder, multi-disciplinary collaborative platform to promote economic and social development of the continent.From November 7 to 9 in Johannesburg, the forum will bring together project sponsors, borrowers, lenders and investors.

According to the Bank's African Economic Outlook 2018, $130-170 billion a year is needed for in infrastructure  to address Africa's growing population, which will reach a whopping two billion, with a youth of 840 million, by 2050. Read more. More about AfDB in this BRIEFING.