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Green growth: the role of the private sector

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Written by Alberto Lemma

Just by looking at small-and-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) we can see that they contribute to 50% of jobs and 90% of all enterprises in Africa whilst private sector flows to developing countries dwarf traditional ODA flows, just in 2007 the ratio was 10:1.The question has now shifted to how can the private sector positively contribute to sustainable and long-term development?

Alberto Lemma