Designing the right policies for private sector engagement is good for inclusive growth - says ECA Chief
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The ECA Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe has stressed the need for countries to create favorable policy environments and transparent investment frameworks to allow the private sector to participate and contribute meaningfully to the achievement of the sustainable development goals the African Agenda 2063. Participating in a panel discussion at the annual meetings of the World Bank and IMF. The Session was themed: Towards 2030: Trends, Opportunities, Challenges and Policies for Inclusive Growth and focused on the key emerging questions seeking to address the trends that shape the economic landscape of the next two decades as developing economies become increasingly interlinked to the global economy. it indicated that designing the right policies and relaxing restrictions to encourage innovation would go a long way towards enabling the private sector to increase its contribution to Africa's economic transformation agenda.