Session 1.3: Economic and Social impacts of poverty and inequality in Africa

Chair :  Saurabh Sinha, Chief, Employment and Social Protection, (ECA)

Paper Presenters

  • Socioeconomic inequalities in informal payments for health care: An assessment of the ‘Robin Hood’ hypothesis in 33 African countries, Hyacinthe Kankeu Tchewonpi
  • Effets distributifs de l’accès aux services de base sur le bien-être des ménages au Togo, Djahini-Afawoubo Dossè Mawussi
  • La Qualite de l’Ecole Importe-T-Elle?  Caracteristiques Des Ecoles Primaires et Intensite du Travail des Enfants au Senegal, Ahouakan Ehouman Williams Venance
  • Handicap de l’Enfant et Education au Cameroun, Arlette Simo Fotso

Discussants: Amata Diabate, UNDP and John Anyanwu, AfDB, Charlotte Karagueuzian, AfDB

"Africa can no longer be content with simply managing poverty. For our future and the future of our children, we must eliminate it." - Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

Conference Venue

African Union Building and Government Hotel, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

AEC Partners