GTFS: Global Trends and Future Scenarios Index

Invest in Africa 2013


In this third annual publication of the African Union’s strategic plans, the organization presents the next stage of its strategy, with a focus on creating a more prosperous and peaceful Africa. The plans of the African Union, at both continental and regional levels, is to increase investment in industry, education, health, science, technology and infrastructure,  building upon the exciting period of growth that is already taking place. Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission asserts that Africa has real opportunity to disentangle itself from the negative effects of poverty. The African Union will continue to promote socioeconomic development, mobilize resources, and wholeheartedly embrace the continent’s ongoing integration into the world economy, as well as continue to work with partners to strengthen sustainable economic and social development for the good of peace and security.