Eventually, DeFi inventors and regulators must collaborate to grow this technology throughout Africa for optimal benefits. DeFi might provide inexpensive and quick liquidity pools for African merchants and SMEs, faster transactions, and enhanced security. And, for the last mile, DeFi may provide blockchain-based financial services that are inexpensive, if not free, quick, and accessible through any mobile phone.
The historic AfCFTA agreement has created the world's largest free trade zone by the number of nations that have signed on. Across 55 nations, it links 1.3 billion people and generates US $3.4 trillion in the total gross domestic product (GDP).