Dissemination of the African Economic Outlook 2010

Date: Monday, May 24, 2010
Room: Casino, Salle Ivoire I
Time: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.


News, Papers, Press Releases


Chaiperson

  • Mr.Mthuli NCUBE, Chief Economist and Vice President, AfDB

Speakers

  • Mr. Henri-Bernard SOLIGNAC-LECOMTE, Head of Unit, OECD Development Centre, France.
  • Mr. Emmanuel NNADOZIE, Director, Economic Development and NEPAD Division, UNECA.
  • Mr. Thierry de SAINTMAURICE, Head of Delegation in Côte d’Ivoire, European Commission.
  • Mr. Peter WALKENHORST, Manager, Research Department, AfDB.
  • Mr. Jean-Philippe STIJNS, Economist, Africa & Middle East Desk, OECD Development Centre

Discussant

  • Mr. Oupa G. MAGASHULA, Chairman, African Tax Administration Forum, South Africa

The African Economic Outlook (AEO) is an annual publication jointly prepared and published by the AfDB, the Development Centre of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). The AEO has received generous financial support from the European Commission and the Committee of Ambassadors of African, Caribbean and Pacific States.

The Report surveys and analyzes the economic performance of African economies and provides information on a country-by-country basis on the short to medium term prospects on the Continent. The 2010 edition of the AEO covers 50 African countries, up from 47 countries in the previous year. Each year, the Report addresses a specific theme that focuses on a critical, but under-researched area of Africa’s socio-economic development. The theme for this year is: “Public Resource Mobilization and Aid”.