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投资非洲的教育者

约翰内斯堡—教育的改善是一个缓慢、艰苦、长期的过程,不论在哪里都是如此,非洲更加如此。经济的吃紧然常常让非洲无法持续投资于人力资本。非洲教育工作者必须找到更迅速、更廉价并且能够推广的解决方案。

但是,权宜之计往往相当短视,无法让座位经济和社会进步的关键的地方领导者参与进来。草根的声音往往被忽视,而这些声音又往往反映了解决发声者所在社区的问题的第一手经验。

本周,全球领导人将在汉堡举行G20峰会,新的G20-非洲合作计划将成为中心议题。但致力于帮助非洲的仁人志士应该将注意力对准援助与发展的要害——而这意味着投资于地方领导力。

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