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The specific objectives of the African Economic Conference series are to:

  • Promote knowledge management as an important driver of policy dialogue, good policy planning and implementation;
  • Foster dialogue that promotes the exchange of ideas and innovative thinking among researchers, development practitioners and African policy-makers;
  • Encourage and enhance research on economic and policy issues related to the development of African economies;
  • Provide an opportunity for young African researchers, Africans in the Diaspora, regional and sub-regional organizations to disseminate their research findings as well as share information with African policy-makers on the work they do in the region.

Since its inception in 2006, the AEC series has fostered dialogue and the exchange of knowledge on a variety of issues and challenges facing Africa :

AEC Partners