Africa’s Informal Sector- The secret Opportunity to drive Climate Action

Longer-term, more sustainable solutions must be imagined to bring the formal and informal economies closer together; without this kind of lateral thinking, we will continue leaving most informal sectors stranded on the ground floor, looking upwards. Such structural inequality is unsustainable.

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Africa can ensure future crises do not bite the millions hard through bridging support to the informal sector by using more sustainable solutions to bring the formal and informal economies closer together. Without innovative thinking, structural inequality will persist as we continue leaving most informal sector actors stranded on the ground floor. Remember the African proverb that says there are no shortcuts to the top of a palm tree. Let’s use the logic shared herewith to start.

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