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

Wealth creation & Equity in Africa

  • Growth-Employment Nexus
    Presenters: Bernadette Kamgnia, Professor, Univ. of Yaounde, Cameroon
    Discussant:
    Barfour Osei, Research Economist, AfDB
    Mulenga Musepa, Central Bank of Zambia


  • Growth-Income Inequality Nexus
    Presenter: Marios Obwona, Senior Resaerch Fellow, EPRC, Uganda
    Discussant:
    Hailu Mekonnen, Economist, AfDB


  • Investing In People: Education and Health
    Presenters:Morne Oosthuizen, Deputy Director, DPRU, South Africa
    Discussant:
    John Anyanwu, Ag. Manager, AfDB
    Francis T. Karpeh, Ministry of Finance, Liberia

  • Investing In People: Education and Health
    Presenters: Abdoulaye Diagne, Executive Director, CRES, Senegal
    Discussant:
    Mr. Albert-Eneas Gakusi, AfDB
    Evariste Nibasumba, Central Bank of Burundi, Burundi


  • Rate of Return to Education in Africa
    Presenter: Desire Vencatachellum, Research Economist, AfDB
    Discussant:
    Margaret Kilo, Ag. Manager, AfDB
    Mme. Raholimalala Charline, Ministry of Economy, Finance and Budget, Madagascar


  • The Challenges of Service Delivery in Africa
    Presenter: Mwangi Kimenyi, Professor, Kenya
    Discussants:
    Pitamber Sunita, Socio économiste, BAD
    Catherine Baumont, AfDB


  • Are African Countries Richer than they are developed? A Multidimensional Analysis of Well-Being
    Presenters: Audrey Verdier-Chouchane, Research Economist, AfDB
    Discussant:
    Marios Obwona, Chargé de recherche, EPRC, Ouganda
    S. Puran, Economiste Analyste, Ministère de l’Economie et du Développement, Ile Maurice