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Mohamed Benchaaboun on the economic impact of the Conference of Ministers

The 52nd Session of the Economic Commission of Africa’s Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning & Economic Development will be held in Marrakech, Morocco. This year’s theme will focus on the effective fiscal policy, trade and the private sector in the digital era. CNBC Africa spoke to Mohamed Benchaaboun, Morocco’s Minister of Finance and Economy on what it means for the country’s economy.

Addressing challenges in Africa’s natural resources sector

The futures of work and skills shift are gaining increased attention at international, regional and national levels. The 52nd Session of Economic Conference is celebrating the one year anniversary of the singing of the Inter Africa Free Trade Area. One of the areas of interest is that of the mining and resources sectors. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with Antonio Pedro, Director of the Sub-Regional Office for Central Africa, UNECA.

Eskedar Nega on leveraging technology to improve communication

The 52nd ECA Session of the Conference of African Ministers are taking place in Marrakesh, Morocco from the 20th to the 26th of March. The main theme for this year’s event is the fiscal policy, trade and the private sector in the digital era: A strategy for Africa. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with Eskedar Nega, Chief Evaluation Section, to get her thoughts on how technology is used at this conference to help improve communication.

ECA’s Giovanie Biha gives update on ministers’ conference 2019

At the ongoing ECA Conference of Ministers in Marrakesh, Morocco CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with Giovanie Biha, Deputy Executive Secretary at ECA about the progress this conference has made so far.

How the blue economy can help alleviate poverty, inequality in Africa

The 52nd Session of the Conference of Ministers provides a suitable opportunity for African Ministers to examine the fiscal policies necessary for the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area within the frameworks of the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063 and the critical role of private sector in the era of the digital economy. This year’s conference is taking place in Marrakesh, Morocco. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with David Pierre about how the blue economy can alleviate poverty, inequality and unemployment on the continent.

ECA’s Stephen Karingi shares on AfCFTA agreement progress

The 38th meeting of the Committee of Experts of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development opened in Marrakesh, Morocco on Wednesday 20th of March. This year’s event celebrates the one year anniversary of the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with Stephen Karingi, Director, Regional Intergration & Trade, ECA to hear his thoughts on about Ethiopia's ratification of AfCFTA and the progress of the Inter Africa Trade so far.
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