Tag: Conference of Ministers

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.

African growth, inequality and unemployment under the spotlight at Dakar meeting of ministers

“We need radical transformation, otherwise the migration factor will continue to haunt Africa, Only by integration, can the continent absorb and deal with the external shocks it is facing today." - Dr. Rene Kouassi, Director Economic Affairs, A.U. Commission.