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Africa Industrialization Day observed today

  • It is the day when a large number of African governments and organizations gather to examine various ways to stimulate the industrialization process in Africa.
  • The theme for this year is 'Positioning African Industry to Supply the AfCFTA Market'.
  • In 2015, African countries signed up to two important development agendas: the global 2030 Agenda with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to leave no one behind as countries develop, and Agenda 2063 of the African Union, which sets out a blueprint for "the Africa we want."
  • On 22nd March 2018, 44 member States of the African Union signed the Agreement Establishing an African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), thus creating a single African market for goods and services.

Published On : 20 Nov 2019

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