African Development Bank set to unveil 2020 African Economic Outlook

African Development Bank

Somalilandsun – The African Development Bank will launch the 2020 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook (AEO) report on Thursday, 30 January 2020 at its headquarters in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

Bank Group President Akinwumi A. Adesina will unveil the report in the presence of African ministers, diplomats and representatives of international bodies. The theme for this year’s report is: Developing Africa’s workforce for the future.

The annual publication highlights economic prospects and projections for the continent as a bloc and for each of the 54 countries. It offers short- and medium-term forecasts on key socio-economic indicators such as growth, poverty and jobs, while at the same time examining the challenges and progress made.

Where: African Development Bank HQ, Babacar N’diaye Auditorium, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

When:  30 January 2020; 11.00 am-1:00 pm   

The report, produced by the Bank’s economic experts, serves as a tool for policymakers, academics, investors, development and financial industry professionals and the media to inform policy dialogue and enhance planning and operational efficiency.

Save the date now to avoid missing one of the continent’s most critical knowledge-sharing events.

We look forward to meeting you in Abidjan.

Media Contact: Emeka Anuforo, External and Communication Department, African Development Bank. Email: