Annual Meetings Seminars Papers

03-Jun-2008

AA 2008 - SE Athanase Matenda Kyelu Dim. régionale des Etats Fragiles

03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Philibert Afrika Key messages on Aid Effectiveness

03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Nana Juaben - Boaten Siriboe Paris Declaration & Accra Agenda

03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Hon. Kwadwo Baah - Wiredu Fostering Shared Growth

It is a great pleasure for me to speak to you on fostering shared growth: urbanization, inequality and poverty in Africa. The presentation will look at Africa’s growth performance, the impact of urbanization on growth and the need to reduce inequality and poverty in Africa to ensure sustainable economic growth.
03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Göran Holmqvist Cities as Growth poles

Africa is an important region to Sida, and the bank is among our major cooperation partners in the region. This partnership with the Bank is a means to advance the overall goal of Swedish development cooperation, which is to contribute to the improvement of living conditions of poor people.
03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Dr. Mandla S.V. Gantsho Presentation Cities as Growth Poles

03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Dr. Mandla S.V. Gantsho Cities as growth Poles

No regional development concept or theory has received greater attention among economists, regional planners, governments and development agencies than growth pole theory. The growth pole concept originated from British Economist, Sir William Petty (1623-1687), who was fascinated by the high growth in London during the 17th century and conjectured that strong urban economies are the backbone and motor of the wealth of nations.
03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - SE Athanase Matenda Kyelu Dimensions régionales des Etats Fragiles

03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Philibert Afrika The Africa Region Consultation Key messages on Aid Effectiveness

03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Nana Juaben - Boaten Siriboe the Paris Declaration implementation experience & The Accra Agenda

03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Hon. Kwadwo Baah - Wiredu Fostering Shared Growth Urbanisation Inequality and Poverty in Africa

It is a great pleasure for me to speak to you on fostering shared growth: urbanization, inequality and poverty in Africa. The presentation will look at Africa’s growth performance, the impact of urbanization on growth and the need to reduce inequality and poverty in Africa to ensure sustainable economic growth
03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Göran Holmqvist Presentation notes High level seminar on Cities as Growth poles

Africa is an important region to Sida, and the bank is among our major cooperation partners in the region. This partnership with the Bank is a means to advance the overall goal of Swedish development cooperation, which is to contribute to the improvement of living conditions of poor people
03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Dr. Mandla S.V. Gantsho Presentation Cities as Growth Poles

03-Jun-2008

2008 AM - Dr. Mandla S.V. Gantsho Cities as growth Poles Implications for rural development

No regional development concept or theory has received greater attention among economists, regional planners, governments and development agencies than growth pole theory. The growth pole concept originated from British Economist, Sir William Petty (1623-1687), who was fascinated by the high growth in London during the 17th century and conjectured that strong urban economies are the backbone and motor of the wealth of nations.
05-Jun-2007

2007 AM -Ministers Closing Remarks: Africa's Environment Outlook

Natural resources form the backbone of Africa’s economy, and provide the life-support system for most of its people. Most people in Africa directly depend on them for their livelihoods, and they are particularly vulnerable to the effects of environmental change. Over the past three decades, the region’s environment has continued to deteriorate and poverty has deepened despite attempts by governments to try to halt and reverse degradation. Some of the key issues and constraints are as follows:
05-Jun-2007

2007 AM - YRK Reddy: Lessons from Asia in Promoting Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance – Learning in Asia and Implications
05-Jun-2007

2007 AM - Prof. Ogunlade Davidson: Climate Change and Africa: Financing Opportunities

Observational evidence from all continents and most oceans shows that many natural systems are being affected by regional climate changes, particularly temperature increases.
05-Jun-2007

2007 AM - Mrs. Razia Khan: Asian - African Engagement: Entrepreneurship & Private Sector

Asian-African Engagement: TurnaroundEngagement: Turnaround Time Razia Khan, Regional Head of Economics, Africa Razia.Khan@uk.standardchartered.com Entrepreneurship & Private SectorEntrepreneurship & Private Sector Development in Africa
05-Jun-2007

2007 AM - Mrs. Kurwijila: Climate change and Development support, adaptation and mitation efforts in Africa

In recent years, the African continent has been increasingly affected by natural and climate-related disasters such as drought, floods, tropical cyclones, wild fires and locust invasions affecting our socio-economic African Union Commission December 11, 2008 development.
05-Jun-2007

2007 AM - Mr. Marc Plant: Applying the Joint Bank - Fund Debt Sustainability Framework for LICs

Recent developments provide opportunities for faster progress towards the MDGs but also make maintenance of debt sustainability more challenging.