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December 3, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Almost three decades after the highly indebted poor countries (HIPC) initiative cleared $76 billion in unsustainable debts from the balance sheets of 37 countries, the sovereign debt burdens of many African countries are once again approaching concerning levels. But despite the many similarities...

Past

November 22, 2021
The Center for Global Development and the African Center for Economic Transformation are hosting a public event on the recently reformed policies...
November 10, 2021
COVID-19 will likely be a forerunner of future catastrophic pandemics, fueled by global warming and biodiversity losses, unless significant new...
October 26, 2021
Last week the IMF released it's Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa's economy is set to expand by 3.7 percent in...
October 12, 2021
COVID-19 has produced an enormous global economic shock and ongoing risks to economic growth, poverty reduction progress, and sustainable development...
September 28, 2021
What is the impact of IMF-supported programs on growth? Does the Fund lean too heavily towards austerity to ensure external adjustment at the expense...
September 22, 2021
In the context of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and widening resource gaps for health at the national level, development finance institutions (DFIs)...
July 30, 2021
At the Paris Summit on Financing African Economies held last May, the IMF announced the availability of US$33 billion in new SDRs for African...
July 28, 2021
Over 1 billion adults are digitally financially excluded Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and Pakistan. Further, in most emerging and developing...

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