Cornerstones of a Marshall Plan with Africa
by Marshall Plan Project Group, BMZ
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), January 2017
A proposal from Germany’s development ministry stands to rewrite the country’s – and possibly the G-20’s – aid relationship with Africa. The so-called Marshall Plan with Africa would prioritize encouraging private investment on the continent, possibly while reducing or shifting official development assistance. The plan is part of a broader German focus on Africa in 2017, in an effort to play a stronger role leading donor policy within Europe and the G-20.