Despite Economic Growth Reports, Africa Still Snared in Poverty


According to the largest survey of African citizens, the Afrobarometer, an independent, nonpartisan research project co-founded by Michael Bratton, University Distinguished Professor at MSU, Africa remains mired in poverty despite economic boon reports.

The current findings indicate that Africans say they go without food, regularly lack clean water, and go without medical care. West Africa and East Africa often encounter these challenges, not so much with Africa's northern and southern parts.


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