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27 June, 2016 | (01 hr)

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As sub-Saharan Africa’s growth pains are likely to become stronger in the coming decade, businesses need to adopt a range of strategies to face the business challenges and succeed across different groups of economies (agricultural, fragile, undiversified, and frontier) in the region. 

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Klaas de Vries

Klaas de Vries
Economist
The Conference Board

Klaas de Vries is an economist with The Conference Board. He closely follows developments in the global economy and researches the structural drivers of global growth and competitiveness relating to productivity and trade. He develops and maintains several large-scale growth and productivity data...Full Bio

Ann Wyman

Ann Wyman
Senior Officer
AfricInvest

Ann is a Senior Officer at AfricInvest, responsible for client relations. An internationally recognized economic and geopolitical researcher and manager with two decades of experience in financial services and consulting, Ann has worked as an economist and head of Emerging Markets Research ...Full Bio

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD (Moderator)
Director, Economic Research, and Global Research Chair
The Conference Board

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD is the Director of Economic Research and Global Research Chair at The Conference Board. He specializes in the development of economic indicators and in forecasting aggregate economic activity worldwide. He also oversees The Conference Board’s Global Economic Outlook a...Full Bio

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