Tag: Blue economy
Dubbed the ‘new frontier of the African renaissance’ by the African union, Africa’s blue economy has vast potential.
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.
Kenya is set to host the blue economy conference from November 26th to 28th in Nairobi. The sustainable blue economy conference is the first global conference on the sustainable blue economy. Joining CNBC Africa from Nairobi to talk more on this is Kenya’s Shipping and Maritime Affairs principal secretary Nancy Karigithu.