The World Bank has reported widespread poverty in this country – levels close to the lowest globally.
Mobile phone penetration is 48 percent and Internet access is 14 percent.
This country has its monetary policy decided by the Bank of Central African States (pegged to the Euro).
There is s cash-for-work program called Londo.
The key problem now before CBDC can be engineered in this country, is upgrading the infrastructure access to a more digital form.
“Financing to improve water and energy service delivery, social services, and ICT. In addition, support for the agricultural, mining, and forestry sectors and for access to the major production basins should create much-needed jobs.” World Bank