African economies continue to grow

Rice farming in Madagascar

Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa continue to grow despite the current global economic slowdown.

The continent has been growing at an average of five per cent over the past years and that trend is expected to continue.

The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) is playing an important role in this as the blueprint for the continent's development.

Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki, Chief Executive Officer of the NEPAD Coordinating and Planning Agency, tells Jocelyne Sambira that there are three factors that account for Africa's economic growth.

Duration: 3'56"

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