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Desetiletí industrializace v Africe

VÍDEŇ – V provázané globální ekonomice dneška zůstává Afrika slabým článkem. Pokud chce svět splnit Udržitelné rozvojové cíle a završit tím Agendu pro udržitelný rozvoj 2030 OSN, musí Africe pomoci zrychlit její rozvoj prostřednictvím rychlé a odpovědné industrializace.

Afrika není v žádném případě odsouzena k pokulhávání za zbytkem světových ekonomik. Naopak, mohla by se snadno stát globální ekonomickou velmocí a to během následujících deseti let. K naplnění tohoto potenciálu se však Afrika musí industrializovat.

Význam této skutečnosti byl v poslední době opakovaně zdůrazňován na mezinárodních fórech, včetně šesté Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) v srpnu minulého roku, a summitu G20 v čínském Hangzhou v září minulého roku. G20 zahrnula industrializaci v Africe – a vlastně všech nejméně rozvinutých zemích (Least Developed Countries, LDCs) – do své agendy poprvé. Agenda 2063 Africké unie toto směřování také podporuje.

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