Africa Experts Discuss Opportunities For Economic, Development Progress On Continent

Brookings Institution’s “Africa in Focus”: Africa is an opportunity for the world: Overlooked progress in governance and human development
Landry Signé, David M. Rubenstein fellow for global economy and development at the Africa Growth Initiative, and Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, former president of the Republic of Mauritius and distinguished adviser at the Global Network for Africa’s Prosperity, discuss the political, health, economic, and social progress Africa has made in recent decades, writing, “By recognizing Africa as an opportunity, rather than a threat, governments, citizens, and organizations on the continent and around the world will be better positioned to face challenges and further boost positive trends. … Africa is an opportunity, one that is being shaped by and for the African people” (1/25).