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Session 2.1: Inclusive Growth and Structural Transformation for Poverty Reduction in Africa

 

ChairGamal Ibrahim, Chief, Finance and Private Sector Section, Macroeconomic Policy Division, ECA
  
  Paper Presenters :

  • Trade Openness, Structural Transformation, and Poverty Reduction: Empirical Evidence from Africa, Zerihun G. Kelbore
  • RDC: la croissance contribue-t-elle au développement?, Kambale Mirembe
  • Africa’s Changing Farmland Ownership: Causes and ConsequencesT.S. Jayne, Jordan Chamberlin, Lulama Traub, N. Sitko, Milu Muyanga, Kwame Yeboah, Chewe Nkonde, Ward Anseeuw, A. Chapoto, and Richard Kachule
  • Commodity Dependence and Human Development, Janvier D. Nkurunziza

Discussants : Becaye Diarra, UNDP and Emelly Mutambatsere, AfDB

Papers Authors
Trade Openness, Structural Transformation, and Poverty Reduction: Empirical Evidence from Africa
  • Zerihun G. Kelbore
RDC: la croissance contribue-t-elle au développement
  • Omer Kambale Mirembe
Africa’s Changing Farmland Ownership: Causes and Consequences
  • T.S. Jayne Jordan Chamberlin
  • Lulama Traub N. Sitko
  • Milu Muyanga Kwame Yeboah, Chewe Nkonde
  • Ward Anseeuw, A. Chapoto Richard Kachule
Commodity Dependence and Human Development
  • Janvier D. Nkurunziza
  • Sofia Cazzaniga

"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