The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Science Report shows that lots of African nations haven’t waited for the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals to start on a more sustainable growth path. Lots of the long-term planning vision’ records to 2020 or 2030 embraced by African countries over recent years have identified sustainable development as being a pillar of the national development plan, along with much more inclusive growth and improved governance.
Regional economic communities are also aware that developing an African Economic Community will have to go hand in hand with higher integration and sustainable growth. As an example, the Vision 2020 document adopted by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in 2011 aspires to make a borderless, prosperous and cohesive place built on good governance, where individuals can access and harness its enormous resources through the creation of opportunities for sustainable growth. … Read the rest