The 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will be held on May 22-26, 2017 in Ahmedabad, India. The Annual Meetings are the Bank’s largest annual event and serve to raise the profile of the institution on the global stage. Find out more

Growth & Sectoral policy issues

  • Impact of Oil Shocks on African Economies
    Presenter: Taoufik Rajhi, Economist, AfDB
    Thioum A.Diarra, Economist, AfDB Office, Gabon
    Akin Iwayemi, Univeristy of Ibadan, Nigeria

  • Aid, Debt and Growth
    Presenter: Janvier Nkurunziza, Economist, UNCTAD
    Boubacar Traore and Philip Quarcoo, Resource Mobilisation Officer, AfDB
    Michael Atingi-Ego, Bank of Uganda

  • Peasant Agriculture and Economic Development
    Presenter: Prof Ademola Olomola, NISER, Nigeria
    Abou-Sabaa Aly, AfDB, Tunisia
    Ministry of Finance, Burkina Faso

  • Agriculture Water Development and Management in Africa
    Presenter: Abdirahman Beileh, Ag. Director, AfDB
    Boubakar Thabet, Professor, Tunisia

  • Productivity and Economic Growth in Tunisian Agriculture: An Empirical Evidence
    Presenter: Lassaad Lachaal, Research Economist, AfDB
    Diop Fatou, Advisor, AfDB
    Mme. Srarfi, Ministry of Development and international cooperation, Tunisia

  • Diversifying Africa’s Productive Base
    Presenter: Prof. Samuel Wangwe, ESRF, Tanzania
    Sakala Zondo, AfDB, Tunis
    SEM Polycarpe Abah Abah, Ministry of Finance, Cameroon

  • Technology for Development
    Presenter: Femi Bamiro, VC, Univ. Of Ibadan, Nigeria
    Peter Ondiege, Economist, AfDB
    N. C. O. Aduba, AfDB

  • Infrastructure Development: Prospects and Challenges
    Presenter: Melvin Ayogu, Professor, South Africa
    Gilbert Mbesherubusa, Director, Infrastructure, AfDB, Tunis
    Mme. Lamia Zribi, Ministry of Development and international cooperation, Tunisia