Benin is one of the poorest countries in the world. More than one third of the population lives below the poverty line. Now an organization is training young entrepreneurs to become future leaders who could one day turn the country around.
World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.
The report shows a steady improvement for quality of life on the continent, but experts say countries need to pay more attention to the potential of entrepreneurs in order to reap the economic benefits.
Although the G20 meeting in Hamburg was dominated by problems inside and outside the conference hall, it is important to point out that the coordinated fight against global poverty and hunger has had some successes.
Ethiopia's economy is growing so rapidly it may soon replace Kenya as the largest economic power in the region. But a large number of people in the country still live in poverty and many challenges remain.
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