2030 Finance | February 2, 2017

Companies that design for Africa have a headstart on the future

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The Brookings Institution’s Foresight Africa 2017 could be a blueprint for global growth and inclusive prosperity: access to financing, job creation and skill development, tech innovation and democratization, smart urbanization, climate action and good governance.

Africa is leading the way with mobile and energy technologies that are leapfrogging traditional grids and broad access to financial services outside of traditional banks.

A key challenge: good governance and the rule of law.