Governors’ Dialogue “The Next 50 years: The Africa we Want”

Group 1 – Strategic policy leadership

Countries:  Angola; Austria; Benin; China; Congo Rep.; Egypt; Finland; France; Gambia; Kuwait; Lesotho; Madagascar; Morocco; Niger; Rwanda; Seychelles; South Sudan; Swaziland; United States; and Zambia

Facilitator:  Mr. Nkosana Moyo, CEO, MINDS, South Africa

Reporting on break-away sessions:     Rwanda

Rapporteur:  Mr. Victor Murinde, Director, African Development Institute, AfDB

Group 2 – Regional integration

Countries:   Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Cabo Verde; Chad; Cote d'Ivoire; Ethiopia; Ghana; India; Kenya; Libya; Mozambique; Senegal; South Africa; Spain; Tanzania; Togo; and Zimbabwe

Facilitator:     Ms. Frannie Léautier, Mkoba Private Equity Fund

Reporting on break-away sessions:    Cape Verde

Rapporteur:   Mr. Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Development Research Department, AfDB

Group 3 – Productive employment

Countries:    Algeria; Brazil; Comoros; Congo Democratic Republic; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Germany; Japan; Korea; Liberia; Malawi; Mauritania; Namibia; Nigeria; Norway; Sao Tome & Principe; Sweden; Switzerland; Tunisia; Turkey; and Uganda, Switzerland

Facilitator:     Mr. Acha Leke, Director, McKinsey & Company

Reporting on break-away sessions:      Nigeria

Rapporteur:    Mr. Charles Leyeka Lufumpa, Director, Statistics Department, African Development Bank Group

Group 4 – Conflict and fragility

Countries:    Argentina; Belgium; Canada; Central African Republic; Denmark; Djibouti; Eritrea; Guinea Bissau; Guinea; Mali; Mauritius; Italy; Netherlands; Portugal; Saudi Arabia; Sierra Leone; Somalia; Sudan; and United Kingdom

Facilitator:    Prof. Ngaire Woods, Dean of the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford

Reporting on break-away sessions:    Italy

Rapporteur:     Mr. Anthony Simpasa, Research Department, AfDB

If you look at the money they get from fishing in African waters, it is more than the money they send to Africa through development aid. This is a case of the rich versus the poor. Therefore, as leaders, we must take action.

Donald Kaberuka, AfDB President

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