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The African Economic Conference is now the leading forum for the discussion of Africa’s burning issues of the day. 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 policymakers;
  • 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 policymakers 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 that Africa is facing .

Past Themes of the African Economic Conference

AEC Partners