Session 3.1: Gender, Poverty, and Inequality


Chair : Mamadou Diallo, United Nations Resident Coordinator, DRC  

Paper Presenters

  • Gender-Based Financial Exclusion and Economic Growth in Developing Countries, Maty Konte
  • Addressing Poverty and Gender Inequality Through Access to Formal Credit and Enhanced Enterprise Performance in Nigeria: An Empirical Investigation, Emmanuel O. Nwosu and Anthony Orji
  • Patriarchy and the control of resources: Contributing factors to the feminization of poverty in Kenya?, Lanoi Maloiy
  • Gender and the Political Economy of Land in Africa, Euphrasie B.H. and Kouamé, Namizata Binaté Fofana

Discussants : Rogers Dhliwayo, UNDP; Pascal Yembiline, AfDB and ECA

"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