How to attract private finance to Africa’s development

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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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