Africa needs to protect itself against vulnerabilities: ECA Director

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Delegates at the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Marrakesh

By Kamal Tayo Oropo/Marrakech

Adam Elhiraika, Director of the Macroeconomics and Governance Division of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has urged African countries to evolve policies that can help build sustainable development goals and aspirations of Africa’s Agenda 2063.

Elhiraika made the suggestion in his presentation to the 38th meeting of the Committee of Experts of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Marrakesh.

The ECA director who gave an overview of Africa’s recent economic and social development performance, said the continent also badly needs policies to diversify and structurally transform to better support its industrialisation and enhance intra-African trade through the game-changing African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

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African Ministers at the Conference in Marrakech

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Source: News Agency of Nigeria