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Oxfam and Development Finance International (DFI) have produced this report to encourage West African governments to scale up their efforts to reduce inequality, which was a serious problem before the COVID-19, and is only getting worse.

This overview assesses how the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating inequalities in West Africa, and how the region’s governments have responded to the pandemic. It also considers the impact of the pandemic on debt levels, and the degree to which the IMF and World Bank are taking inequality into account.

Download Report Here: WAF Report