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State of the Africa Region: Sustaining Growth Amid Rising Global Risks
October 10, 2015Nasca Room, National Museum, Lima, Peru

The State of the Africa Region Seminar is held at each of the World Bank Annual and Spring Meetings. This edition will feature a presentation by Makhtar Diop, World Bank’s Vice President for the Africa Region, and a panel of some of the region’s leading thinkers and policymakers as discussants. This event will focus on the development implications for a region which is a net exporter of a large number of commodities. Other long-term challenges - related to the demographic transition; urgent human development needs; and the changing nature of conflict and fragility - will also be discussed.
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    Makhtar Diop

    World Bank Group
    Vice President, World Bank Africa Region
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    Cristina Duarte

    Cabo Verde
    Minister of Finance, Planning and Public Administration
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    Henry K. Rotich

    Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury
  • Date: Saturday, October 10, 2015
  • Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 am (Peru Time / GMT-5)
  • Location: National Museum
    Nasca Room
    Lima, Peru