Economic Transformation in Africa Conference

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the University of Ghana are organizing an international conference on Economic Transformation in Africa to be held on May 10-11, 2011, in Accra, Ghana.

This conference will bring together leading researchers, policymakers and representatives of development organizations from Sub-Saharan Africa and around the world to present and discuss research on economic transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa and its policy implications. The conference will include overviews of the structural and spatial transformations in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America as well as seven country case studies.

Conference participants will include Ernest Aryeetey (University of Ghana), Ravi Kanbur (Cornell University), Dani Rodrik (Harvard University), Stefan Dercon (Oxford University), country case study authors from Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria and Uganda, and IFPRI senior research staff.

2 responses to “Economic Transformation in Africa Conference

  1. how can i participate in this conference and can i get a grant for transport and accomodation

    • Dear Mr. Seyoum, Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately the conference registration is closed and we cannot take any more participants. Please check the IFPRI website,, for more research on this topic, as well as the conference papers when they are published.
      Marcia MacNeil

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