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Session 3.3: Sectoral Dimensions to Dealing with Poverty and Inequality


Chair:  Angela Lusigi, Strategic Advisor, UNDP

Paper Presenters

  • Oil and Regional Development in Chad: Impact Assessment of Doba Oil Project on the Poverty in Host Region, Aristide Mabali and Moundigbaye Mantobaye
  • Climatic Shocks and Food security: The role of Foreign Aid.  Kinda Somlanare Romuald
  • Building resilience to climate-related shocks: farmers’ vulnerability to climate shocks in the Niger basin of Benin.  Boris Odilon Kounagbè Lokonon

Discussants:Gamal Ibrahim, ECA; Anthony Simpasa, AfDB

"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

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