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China’s presence in Africa

Beijing’s outreach is largely driven by the desire for support on the international stage from the continent’s 54 countries | THIERRY PAIRAULT | For all the talk of China’s growing presence in Africa, its economic engagement is surprisingly limited. In 2020, Africa accounted for 4 percent of China’s trade with …

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Africa and the IMF

How the continent can seize the moment and start resetting its relationship with the international financial institution | DANNY BRADLOW | The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has injected $650 billion in Special Drawing Rights into the global economy. It will allocate them among its member states, which can then decide …

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This is our time to get food systems right

Following the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s food systems approach to tackling hunger and poverty COMMENT | HAILEMARIAM DESSALEGN |  For many decades, it has been perceived that the solution to food insecurity in Africa is increased agricultural productivity. While this is part of the solution, it is not …

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