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Addressing the skills gap in Africa
Working together to boost skills
Since decolonisation, approximately 40% of all African professionals have left the continent’s shores, and the skills shortage in Africa is subsequently a critical constraint on investment, job creation and improved public services. As a direct consequence of this loss of skills, it has been estimated that the continent spends close to $4bn on technical assistance each year across sectors such as health, education, environment and public management.
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