Aswan Forum II: harnessing new opportunities to build back better and achieve post-Covid-19 economic recovery in Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a triple economic, social and financial shock on the continent: recession, fall in investment, chain bankruptcies and job losses are the main consequences

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, March 3, 2021 / APO Group / - 

On the occasion of the second edition of the Aswan Forum (March 1-5), the vice-president in charge of regional development at the African Development Bank ( ), Khaled Sherif, launched the panel debate panel titled: “From Rapid Economic Recovery to Structural Transformation”. “In Africa, the health impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has not been as severe as in Asia, Europe or America.