CNBC Africa

Africa Investment Forum

Road to the #AfricaInvestmentForum: Addressing Africa’s infrastructure challenges

PUBLISHED: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 09:56:48 GMT

Africa must industrialize to end poverty and to generate employment for the 12 million young people who join its labour force every year. One of the key factors retarding industrialization has been the insufficient stock of productive infrastructure in power, water, and transport services that would allow firms to thrive in industries with strong comparative advantages. In this panel discussion, issues around the regional infrastructure project pipeline will be discussed….