Africa’s needs are “impossible to overstate”

Executive Summary

Inadequate infrastructure is a major obstacle for sub-Saharan Africa as it seeks to increase its economic growth. Power generation is the greatest deficiency, but transportation, water and sewage systems also need upgrading. A key takeaway:

  • The region needs $90 billion a year for its infrastructure, but takes in only about half of that amount.

DOI: 10.1177/237455680317.n5