The World in Transition | Africa and the Middle East: The Cradle of Civilization Once Again?
Emerging and frontier markets have become a collective bellwether of global growth and social change, and perhaps nowhere is that more evident than in Africa and regions of the Middle East. Investments there not only drive global prosperity but also advance regional public health and medical research, increasing length and quality of life. But more is needed to meet the needs of a growing population that is now one of the youngest in the world. What is the best roadmap to opportunities in Africa and the Middle East, and what evidence do we have that the region can transition to the center of the global stage?