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Domestic pension funds in Africa: Can they finance the SDGs?

January 2020

Summary

The overall purpose of this evaluation study is to outline the main characteristics of sub-Saharan African pension funds and assess the extent to which they can be further mobilised for investments in the SDGs and long-term economic development of the countries.

The evaluation study is produced by Rasmus Hundsbæk Pedersen and Ole Winckler Andersen, Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS).

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Pension fund systems and their reform in Africa

3. Size and investment practices of local pension funds in sub-Saharan Africa

4. Management capacity and the political economy of pension fund investments

5. Conclusions

6. References

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