Long viewed as a barrier to market development and fiscal sustainability, a dynamic informal economy is increasingly being recognised as an important source of resilience and a target for financial technology (fintech) services.
Powering Africa: Green energy opportunities in a rapidly growing region
In this Growth & Recovery video, powered by technical solutions provider and engineering firm JESA, we explore opportunities to leverage investment and expertise to develop critical power infrastructure in sub-Saharan Africa. As one of the fastest-growing regions in the world, with a population projected to more than double to 2.5bn by 2050, reliable access to power is crucial for economic and social development on the continent. Ensuring new power connections are fuelled by renewable sources – running the gamut from solar and wind, to hydro and geothermal – is paramount to sustainable and equitable growth.