The G20 deal was an extraordinary achievement. But for all the positives, it’s important to recognise what the G20 has not delivered. If one of the benchmarks for measuring success is delivery for sub-Saharan Africa and the world’s poorest countries, the outcome is mixed at best – and disappointing at worst. The result is somewhere around 5/6 out of 10.
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When the G20 meet in April the needs of African countries should be high on their agenda. The G20 have promised “comprehensively to reform the Bretton Woods institutions” . At least three major changes should be pushed.