SM15 Preview: Building African Participation in Global Value Chains

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | 16:30 – 18:00 GMT or convert time)
Location: World Bank Headquarters, JB1-080 & Online

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African economies are experiencing a range of green-houseunprecedented 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.

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Senior Director, Trade & Competitiveness, World Bank Group
Directeur général et vice-président, Africa investor
Vice President; Infrastructure, Private Sector and Regional Integration, African Development Bank
Minister of Development Planning, Prospective and Economic Analysis, Benin
Minister of Finance and Public Administration, Cape Verde
Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Uganda
Managing Director, The Carlyle Group
Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury, Kenya
Minister of Finance, Tanzania
Minister, Deputy General Secretary in charge of Economic Affairs, Cote d’Ivoire
Minister of Economy and Investment Promotion and Perspective for Gabon
Founder, Mara Group and Mara Foundation