Development Policies, Institutions Improve in Few African Countries

ABIDJAN, June 28, 2016 — A new assessment of the quality of government policies and CPIA-AFRICA-COVERinstitutions that support growth and poverty reduction in Africa shows some progress for a few countries but flat or deteriorating scores for the majority, according to a new World Bank Review.

The latest Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA) for Africa describes the progress made in low-income African countries to strengthen their policies and institutions that help to spur better development outcomes.

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