The need for an inclusive post-COVID-19 economic recovery is a central focus of the 2020 African Economic Conference. Under the theme “Africa beyond COVID-19: Acceleration towards inclusive and sustainable development,” experts and officials are discussing the pandemic’s impact on Africans’ well-being from December 8-10.
On the sidelines of the conference, Chijioke Nwosu, a researcher at South Africa’s Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), pointed to the importance of inclusivity and accounting for inequalities in a post-pandemic response. He noted that COVID-19 has had a significant impact on healthcare systems and the global economy.
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