Understanding the challenges faced by Africa’s least developed countries

Fiscal policy, trade and the private sector in the digital age: a strategy for Africa. This is the main theme at this year’s Economic Commission for Africa’s Conference of Ministers at Marrakech in Morocco. This provided an opportunity for the ministers of finance from Africa to review fiscal policies for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Adam Elhiraika, Director for Macroeconomic and Governance Division at UNECA about the issues affecting the least developed countries and why there are so many of them in Africa.

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