Day 3: Policy session – Firms (Trade)

Harnessing FDI for growth in Africa

Discussing the policies necessary for Africa to harness FDI to expand exports and promote increased productivity and growth.

Chair: Richard Newfarmer (Country Director, IGC Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda)


  • Samuel Jibao (Centre for Economic Research and Capacity Building, Sierra Leone)
  • H.E. Ato Newai Gebre-Ab (Chief Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister, Ethiopia)
  • Vasco Nhabinde (Ministry of Economics and Finance, Mozambique)
  • Rachel Turner (UK Department for International Development)