Hub des Savoirs

Accueil / Centre de ressources / Africa’s development in 3D

Africa’s development in 3D

Key findings and policy advice from
World Development Report 2009

18 avril 2018

A billion slum dwellers in the developing world’scities, a billion people in fragile lagging areas within countries, a billion at the bottom of the global hierarchy of nations — these overlapping populations pose today’s biggest development challenges.
World Development Report 2009 has a different message : economic growth is seldom balanced. Efforts to spread it prematurely will jeopardize progress.