Underlying vulnerabilities have yet to be decisively addressed to shield the recovery from rising risks.
Policies should focus on strengthening the foundations for higher and more resilient growth which helps create jobs for a growing labor force.
“Growth in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to increase from 2.7 percent in 2017 to 3.1 percent in 2018 and 3.8 percent in 2019” said
Underlying vulnerabilities need to be addressed.
Policy reforms should focus on delivering growth that creates the 20 million jobs per year needed to absorb new entrants into the labor market. Policy actions include deepening trade and financial integration (including in the context of the African Continental Free