By Benjamin Jumbe
Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have been challenged to strengthen their debt management mechanisms.
The challenge has been made by the United Nation’s assistant secretary-general for economic development and chief economist Elliott Harris at the ongoing Regional Conference on public debt management and sustainable economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa in Munyonyo.
Elliot says among key policy recommendations countries must work to expand their domestic resource mobilization and ensure better use of resources
The 3-day conference has brought together senior government officials from across sub-Saharan Africa and a wide range of experts and stakeholders, to untangle the complexity facing sovereign borrowers in the region.