Africa in 2017: Innovation, employment, and governance

Amadou Sy, senior fellow and director of the Africa Growth Initiative, and Witney Schneidman, nonresident senior fellow at Brookings and senior international advisor for Africa at Covington & Burling LLP, examine the top priorities for Africa in 2017 set forth by the Africa Growth Initiative’s annual Foresight Report. Full show notes available here: With thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo and producer Vanessa Sauter, and also thanks for additional support from Kelly Russo, Fred Dews, and Richard Fawal. Subscribe to Brookings podcasts here or on iTunes, send feedback email to, and follow us and tweet us at @policypodcasts on Twitter. Intersections is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.

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