Sessions & Papers

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DAY 1 : 12 NOVEMBER 2008

  • 08:45-10:00    Opening remarks
  • 10:45-12:30    1st Plenary Session Panels
  • 14:00-15:30   
    • Session I.1.1: Migration and Remittances
    • Session I.1.2: Public-Private Role in Institution Building
    • Session I.1.3: Policy and Institutions
    • Session I.1.4: Financial Development and Growth
  • 15:30-17:00   
    • Session I.2.1: Climate Change
    • Session I.2.2: Micro-Finance
    • Session I.2.3: Trade and Financial Integration
    • Session I.2.4: Rural Development Issues
  • 17:30-19:00
    • Session I.3.1: Trade and Regional Integration
    • Session I.3.2: Household Behaviour
    • Session I.3.3: Developing a 2050 Vision for Africa
    • Session I.3.4: Aid and Human Development

DAY 2 : 13 NOVEMBER 2008

  • 08:00-09:45    2nd Plenary Session Panels
  • 10:30-12:00   
    • Session II.1.1: Aid and Development Effectiveness
    • Session II.1.2: Agriculture and Food Security
    • Session II.1.3: Policy Reform and Decentralization
    • Session II.1.4: Development of Stock Markets in Africa
  • 13:00-14:30   
    • Session II.2.1: Labor Market Issues
    • Session II.2.2: Macroeconomic Policy Space
    • Session II.2.3: Agriculture Issues
    • Session II.2.4: Financial Integration
  • 14:30-16:00   
    • Session II.3.3: Monetary Unions and Currency Areas
    • Session II.3.1: Aid Allocation and Development Strategy
    • Session II.3.2: Challenges of Globalization
    • Session II.3.4: Investment Climate
  • 16:30-18:00   
    • Session II.4.1: Resource Management and Infrastructure
    • Session II.4.2: Economic Partnership Agreements
    • Session II.4.3: Post-Conflict Reconstruction
    • Session II.4.4: External Account and Debt
  • 19:30-22:00    Conference Dinner

DAY 3 : 14 NOVEMBER 2008

  • 08:30-10:00    3rd Plenary Session Panels
  • 10:45-12:15   
    • Session III.1.1: Gender and Poverty
    • Session III.1.2: Banking and Financial Development
    • Session III.1.3: Corruption and Public Finance Management
    • Session III.1.4: Remittances and Poverty Reduction
  • 13:30-15:00    Closing Session