Africa

How to attract private finance to Africa’s development

African economies are at a pivotal juncture. Image: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Catherine Pattillo

Assistant Director, Fiscal Affairs Department and chief of the Fiscal Policy and Surveillance Division, IMF

Abebe Aemro Selassie

Director, African Department, International Monetary Fund

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The private sector is not involved much in financing and delivering infrastructure in Africa, Image: IMF
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