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

Session 1.1: The Nexus Between poverty, inequality and growth in Africa


Chair :
 Bernadette Kamgnia, Acting Director, African Development Institute, AfDB

Paper Presenters

  • Understanding the role of Labour markets in the nexus between poverty, inequality and growth in Cameroon,Tabi Atemnkeng Johannes
  • The poverty and inequality nexus in Ghana: a decomposition analysis of household expenditure components, Jacob Novignon
  • Croissance économique, emploi et pauvreté au Cameroun, Talla Fokam Dieu Ne Dort, Fotso Koyeu Prevost Fourier
  • De la relation entre croissance et pauvreté en Afrique: Pourquoi l’Afrique n’a-t-elle pas suffisamment réduit la pauvreté sur la période des OMD?, El Hadji Fall, Janvier P. Alofa, Marc Akplogan

Discussants: Domingos Mazivila, UNDP; Abbi Kedir, ECA; Gilbert Galibaka, 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

AEC Partners