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Session 2.4: Agriculture and industrialization

Room: Plateau

ChairSoteri Rutabagisha Gatera, Chief, Industrialization and Infrastructure Section, ECA

Paper Presenters:

  • Efficiency of Agro-processing SMEs in Cameroon

Luc Armand Totouom Fotue, University of Dschang, Cameroon, Vincent Mboutchouang, Univeristy of Yaoundé II, Cameroon
Discussant: Namalguebzanga Christian Kafando, Burkina Faso

  • Le Développement du Secteur Agricole affecte-t-il le Secteur Manufacturier ?

Namalguebzanga Christian Kafando, Burkina Faso
Discussant: Luc Armand Totouom Fotue, University of Dschang, Cameroon

  • Transforming African Agriculture through Special Economic Zones: Opportunities and Challenges

Joseph Tinarwo, Great Zimbabwe University
Discussant: John Anyanwu, AfDB

  • Accelerating Agro-Manufacturing to Feed Africa

John Anyanwu, Mawuko Kponnou, AfDB
Discussant: Joseph Tinarwo, Great Zimbabwe University

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 2.4: Agriculture and industrialization, 06 december 2016

“Our goal is clear: achieve food self-sufficiency for Africa in ten years, eliminate malnutrition and hunger and move Africa to the top of agricultural value chains.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

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