The Africa Risk-Reward Index 2022: Opportunity through uncertainty

Without a doubt, the impacts of a global economic crisis triggered by the pandemic, climate change, and conflict in Ukraine have exacerbated uncertainty and forced geopolitical changes that will redefine Africa’s role relationship with the rest of the world for years to come.  Although deglobalisation poses serious risks for Africa, the large scale and speed of this change presents significant opportunities for African countries and investors. Seizing them will be more imperative now than ever.

Control Risks and Oxford Economics Africa are pleased to launch the seventh edition of the Africa Risk-Reward Index. The index illustrates the evolution of the investment landscape in major African markets and provides a grounded, longer-term outlook of key trends shaping investment in these economies. It also offers a comparative snapshot of market opportunities and risks across the continent, which will allow your organisation to develop an informed strategy for growing your business or investing in Africa.

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The potential in Africa is real, vast, and attainable. But when it comes to unlocking this potential and achieving sustainable returns on investment, organisations will only find success if they have a thorough understanding the local political and socio-economic context, conduct comprehensive due diligence on projects and partners, and implement a robust risk mitigation plan to see their investments through.  
For more than 40 years, Control Risks has been helping clients prepare and assess their investment risks and opportunities in Africa. With eight offices across five countries on the continent, alongside an unrivalled network of over 400 consultants and on-the-ground network, we can provide the support our clients need. We work with the some of the largest investors and multinationals across the region as well as the most respected African companies, from mining and energy to NGO’s, technology and telecommunications.

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Some of our Africa experts

Joyce Nkini-Iwisi
Vincent Rouget Vincent Rouget
Kathryn Fletcher Kathryn Fletcher
Henry Smith Henry Smith
Patricia Rodrigues
Robert Hutchinson Robert Hutchinson
Seamus Duggan
Tim Cox Tim Cox
Zainab Animashaun Zainab Animashaun
Tom Griffin Tom Griffin
Wayne Malgas Wayne Malgas
Busani Moyo-Majwabu Busani Moyo-Majwabu

Learn more about how Control Risks is helping clients reassess their investment opportunities and risks in Africa