Africa: economic take off or mirage?

Wed, 2019-04-03 17:30 - 19:00

A panel discussion with Thomas Melonio (Agence Française de Développement) and Cédric Achille Mbeng Mezui (African Development Bank). 

 

What game changer for Africa in 2019: an economic take off or a mirage?

 

Wednesday 3 April 2019 | 5:30 pm –7:00 pm
Amphitheater Leroy-Beaulieu-Sorel, 27 rue Saint-Guillaume, Paris

With:

Thomas Melonio, Executive Director for Innovation and Research, AFD (Agence Française de Développement)

Cédric Achille Mbeng Mezui, Chief African Bond Markets, African Development Bank

Moderated by:

Benoît Chervalier, PSIA Faculty, Chairman one2five advisory.

Africa faces multiple paradoxes: demographic dividend or demographic trap; huge economic growth potential or raising debt concerns. Africa needs to achieve its transformation in a very short period of time. What are its strengths and challenges in a very near future?

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