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Africa Converges in Abuja for the African Economic Conference

About 300 researchers, policy-makers, development partners and other participants have converged in Abuja, Nigeria, for the 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) from December 5-7, 2016, to share ideas on topical African development issues including how to end hunger and ensure food security in Africa. Co-organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the theme of the conference is: "Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth." Read more. More about AfDB in this BRIEFING

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The 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) kicked off in Abuja, Nigeria, on Monday, December 5th, 2016, with a consensus on the need to scale up the continent’s agricultural transformation to spur industrialization and inclusive growth.