Manufacturing Africa’s Future: Jobs, Growth, and Sustainability

Delivering sustainable economic growth
Nov 09, 2023 | McKinsey Talks Operations

Africa’s anticipated population surge by 2050 will require robust jobcreation. In this episode of McKinsey TalksOperations, host Daphne Luchtenberg talks to Amy Jadesimi, David Meredith andKannan Lakmeeharan about the ManufacturingAfrica initiative - a project funded about the with UK InternationalDevelopment - which serves as a blueprint for advancing the African manufacturingsector. During their discussion, they explore the transformative capacity ofmanufacturing, as well as the initiative’s objectives and its current impact.Additionally, they highlight the crucial role of production in Africa’s growthand development and the paramount importance of sustainable job creation.

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