The analytical report is aligned with the theme of the 2017 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF): “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”. It focuses on the following six goals of the HLPF: Goal 1 (End Poverty); Goal 2 – (Zero Hunger); Goal 3 (Good Health and Well-being); Goal 5 (Gender Equality); Goal 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure); and Goal 14 (Life below water). It observes that Africa’s infrastructure deficits undermine industrial development and underline the stagnation in value addition in manufacturing.

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Organization: Africa Development Bank

Theme: Other

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Environment, Health, Industry, Water, Gender, Technology, Governance – General

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2017

Language: English