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Building African Participation in Global Value Chains

April 16, 2015 | 16:30 ET, 20:30 GMT

African economies are experiencing a range of unprecedented challenges to their growth, competitiveness and opportunities for investment. Led by Africa Investor CEO Hubert Danso, a panel of global experts will explore how African companies and banks can work with governments, the World Bank and international companies to attract investment and mobilize capital in order to build African brands capable of creating jobs and increasing the continent’s role and influence on the global economic stage.

Speakers

Secretary General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Minister, Deputy General Secretary in charge of Economic Affairs, Cote d’Ivoire

Managing Director, The Carlyle Group

Vice President; Infrastructure, Private Sector and Regional Integration, African Development Bank

Minister of Economy and Investment Promotion and Perspective for Gabon

Minister of Finance, Tanzania

Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury, Kenya

Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Uganda

Minister of Finance and Public Administration, Cape Verde

Minister of Development Planning, Prospective and Economic Analysis, Benin

Senior Director, Trade & Competitiveness, World Bank Group

Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman, Africa investor

Founder, Mara Group and Mara Foundation