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World Bank Report: Inclusion Matters in Africa

  • social inclusion
  • poverty reduction
  • Africa

Africa has made impressive strides in growth, poverty reduction, human capital, digital technology, and people’s voice. However, progress is not reaching everyone – some are left behind based, inter alia, on their gender, age, ethnicity, disability status, nationality, location, or a combination of these.

The World Bank’s Inclusion Matters in Africa report, launched on October 17, 2019, conveys that social inclusion – i.e., understanding who is left behind at the country level, and in what ways – is central to accelerating poverty reduction in Africa.

Access and download the full report here for free from the World Bank's Open Knowledge Repository. 

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