The African Century

ONE’s report The African Century presents evidence on the risks and opportunities of the current demographic development in Africa. It calls for a new partnership with Africa which doubles investments in education, employment and empowerment to support a programme of economic and policy reform across the continent. ONE also calls on the G20 to broaden their G20 “Compacts with Africa” and include more states, especially fragile states and Least Developed Countries.

With the African population expected to double by 2050 to 2.5bn people with 50% expected to be under 25 years old, African politicians together with the global community need to take action – to harness the so called demographic dividend and to avoid a destabilisation of the region which will have severe consequences also for Europe and the world.

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