Perspectives on Trade and FDI in Africa

When: 8th March 2022, 2-3pm GMT UK

In the panel co-organised by the University of Westminster’s Development Policy Nextwork and Covenant University’s CEPDeR, the speakers will explore the often linked and interdependent roles of Trade and FDI in Africa with specific attention placed on export diversification, on the one hand, and the role of regional trade agreements, on the other.

Prof Augustin Fosu – ISSER, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana (University Webpage) Title: FDI and Africa’s Economic/Export Diversification: What Does It Take?

Prof Evans Osabuohien, Head of Department of Economics at Covenant University, Nigeria (Personal Website)Title: Africa’s Development in Post-COVID-19 World: Unlocking the Roles of AfCFTA and FDI

Moderator: Dr Serena Masino – Senior Lecturer, School of Organisations, Economy and Society, University of Westminster (WDPN Profile ~ University Website)

The panel will be followed by a Q&As session which will give participants an opportunity to ask questions to the presenters.

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