Good-morning/Hannah Swithinbank

Morning coffee session on Development and Poverty in the Sub-Saharan and Northern Africa

On 21 March 2018 Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER, delivers a presentation on ‘Development and Poverty in Sub-Saharan and Northern Africa’. The meeting includes Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials both from the Department for Africa and the Middle East and the Department for Development Policy. Through outlining historical and macro-economic background and looking at structural transformation that has taken place on the continent, implications for policymaking and implementation are offered. Following the presentation participants are invited to discuss the issues further.