The 12th African Economic Conference (AEC) will be held from 4 to 6 December 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The event organized by the African Development Bank (ADB) is planned under the theme “Putting governance at the service of structural transformation”. The opportunity for participants from Africa and around the world to reflect on the progress made by African countries in the structural transformation of their economies.
The AEC will promote an exchange of ideas and innovative reflection among researchers, development practitioners and African decision-makers. “In line with the theme chosen, they will discuss government policies, institutions and mechanisms that can help unleash the transformation potential of African economies and thus help build resilient societies on the continent,” the ADB said in a statement. communicated. Also on the agenda is the promotion of knowledge management as an important driver of political dialogue, good political planning and its implementation. This meeting is presented by the organizers as an opportunity to foster dialogue that promotes the exchange of ideas and innovative thinking among African researchers, development practitioners and decision-makers, while encouraging and improving research on issues Economic and political issues related to the development of African economies. The 2017 edition will provide an opportunity for young African researchers, African Diaspora and regional and sub regional organizations to disseminate the results of their research and share information on Courses in the region.
As a reminder, the African Economic Conference 2016, held in Abuja Nigeria, from December 5 to 7 2016, focused on how African countries can succeed in their agro-industrialization. The ACS 2016 attracted 300 participants.