The Global Economic Governance (GEG) Africa programme is a policy research and stakeholder engagement programme to strengthen the influence of pro-poor African coalitions at global economic governance fora.
Radical economic transformation is urgent in the least developed countries, which have the challenge of accumulating productive capacities at an unprecedented speed, in the face of the rapid reorientation of global production and digital transformation, to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
This year Germany has made Africa the focus of its G20 presidency through its Compact with Africa and the Marshall Plan for the continent, which together aim to create a more sustainable environment for private sector participation in African economies.
Dear Editors and Journalists, The New Development Bank, a development finance institution set up by the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) group of countries, will host its first Annual Meeting this week in Shanghai, China. Experts from the Global Economic Governance Africa programme (a partnership between SAIIA, DNA Economics and Tutwa Consulting) have been following developments closely, and will be in Shanghai to attend the meeting.