Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s trip Africa this week can play a major role in helping the Biden administration reset the U.S.-Africa relationship. It holds the promise of starting a new chapter in policy cooperation and helping promote action in three critical areas: climate finance, inclusive global governance, and debt relief.
The visit – with stops in Senegal, Zambia, and South Africa – comes on the heels of the recent White House Africa Leaders Summit and the administration’s commitment to invest more than $55 billion in the continent over the next three years.
The above excerpt was originally published in Just Security.
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