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Better Global Governance for a Stronger Africa: a New Era, a New Strategy

While African countries have made substantial progress over the past two decades, characterized by higher growth and modest improvements in social and human development, they still face great challenges. These include high and stubborn levels of poverty, rising youth unemployment, structural fiscal imbalances and dependence on external financial assistance, heavily concentrated production and trade implying high vulnerability to shocks. Policy recommendations to handle these challenges have typically focused on what African countries themselves

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