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Annual Bank Conference on Africa Opening Session

June 13, 2016

The conference brings together researchers and policymakers to discuss current research of relevance to development in Africa, and this year’s theme is 'Managing the challenges and opportunities of urbanization in Africa'. The conference is organized jointly by the World Bank Africa Region and the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University, in association with the Blavatnik School of Government and the Department of Economics at Oxford, the London School of Economics, and the International Growth Centre.