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Annual Bank Conference on Africa: Examining the Challenges and Opportunities of Firms’ Productivity in Africa

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - Friday, June 15, 2018
9:00am - 5:00pm PDT

On June 14 and 15, the fifth Annual Bank Conference on Africa (ABCA) was held at Stanford, California. It covered various topics pertinent to firms in Sub-Saharan Africa. It was organized jointly by the World Bank (Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa Region), and the Stanford King Center on Global Development.

The conference included a keynote address by David McKenzie of the World Bank and opening remarks by Makhtar Diop (World Bank Vice-President for the Africa Region), as well as invited contributions by senior scholars.

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For a full agenda, visit the World Bank website.

Watch the recording of the event.

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