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Luc Eyraud on Wooing Investors to Africa's Development

June 24, 2021

South Africa's renewable energy sector has benefited from government guarantees to private investors. (iStock by Getty Images/Nattrass)

With public finances stretched to the limit and the pandemic making things worse by the day, new IMF research looks at innovative ways to get the private sector more involved in financing Africa's development needs. Economist Luc Eyraud led the research. In this podcast, he says while fixing the business environment is a good place to start, sometimes it is simply not enough.  Transcript

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Luc Eyraud is a Mission Chief and Advisor in the IMF African Department.