Participant List (Ghana, July 2013)

Ms. Jane Karonga (CV)
Program manager officer, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Ethiopia
Paper: Analysis of Chinese Investment in the ECOWAS Region: Trends, Impact, and Future Implications

Ms. Tolulope Olutayo Odetola (CV)
Senior Research Assistant, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Abuja, Nigeria
Paper: Contribution of Agriculture to Economic Growth in Nigeria

Dr. Reham Rizk (CV)
Faculty of Business, Economics and Political Science, British University in Cairo, Egypt
Paper: Poverty, Governance and Sustainable Development: A Panel Data Study

Dr. Nancy Mwange (CV)
Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis, Nairobi, Kenya
Paper: Does Exporting Matter for Poverty Reduction: The Case of Kenyan Manufacturing

Dr. Eugenie Maiga (CV)
Economist, African Center for Economic Transformation, Accra, Ghana
Paper: Skills development and competitiveness in Africa

Dr. Eme Dada (CV)
Senior Economist, Office of the Chief Economic Adviser, Abuja, Nigeria
Paper: Resource Management and Food Insecurity in Nigeria

Dr. Oluyemisi Kuku-Shittu (CV)
Post-Doctorate Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Abuja, Nigeria
Paper: An Econometric Analysis of Rice Demand in Nigeria

Ms. Asia Adlan Mohamed (CV)
Researcher and Lecturer, the Institute of Environmental Studies (IES), University of Khartoum, Sudan
Paper: Gum Arabic Producers’ Contracting Preferences in Sudan: Agency and Transaction Costs Perspectives

Dr. Dolapo Enahoro (CV)
Scientist, International Livestock Research Institute, Accra, Ghana
Paper: Resource-based sustainable development – an energy planning model for Nigeria

Dr. Felicia Oluwafunmilola Adesiyan
Department of Agricultural Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Paper: Effects of Policies on Yam Production and Consumption in Nigeria

Dr. Nadège Désirée Yameogo (CV)
Senior Research Economist, African Development Bank, Tunisia
Paper: Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform, a Mean of Poverty Reduction in Africa: Evidence from Senegal