African Economic Outlook 2012
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African Economic Outlook 2012

Promoting Youth Employment

This 11th edition of the African Economic Outlook reviews recent economic, social and political developments and the short-term likely evolutions of 53 African countries. This year’s edition will for the first time cover Eritrea and South Sudan. The focus of the 2012 AEO is the promotion of youth employment in Africa, presenting a comprehensive review of both challenges and opportunities Africa faces in providing its young population with sufficient and decent jobs.

Full-length country notes are available on www.africaneconomicoutlook.org

 

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Improving quality of life in sub-Saharan Africa remains a daily struggle. The region again had the lowest aggregate level of human development indicators — life expectancy, education and standard of living — in 2011 but it had the second fastest annual increase over the period 2000-2011.
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