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