Economic opportunities for a better future: Leveraging agriculture, innovation and financial inclusion
Two-day livestreamed conference co-organised by the DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) and the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) to explore how agriculture, innovation, and financial sector development could be harnessed to help build better economic opportunities for all.
Panel discussion on how best to achieve lasting growth and stability in low-income African countries. Featuring speakers Stephany Griffith-Jones, Victor Murinde and Olu Ajakaiye.
One day workshop bringing together researchers from DEGRP's China-Africa research stream and SAIIA, as well as other participants from academia and the private sector, to discuss key issues influencing Sino-African relations.
Lunch time event featuring former chairman of the Financial Services Authority Lord Turner, as well as DEGRP researcher and advisory committee member Stephany Griffith-Jones, Financial Markets Program Director at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, Columbia University.
One-day conference hosted by the Technology and Management Centre for Development (TMCD), University of Oxford and DEGRP to present research findings and share world-class knowledge in the field of innovation in low-income countries.
Panel event featuring examining the challenges of microfinance and debating preliminary research findings from the DEGRP project Inclusive Growth: Improving Microfinance to Support Growth and Innovation in Micro-Enterprise.
Open event for prospective applicants to DEGRP's call for research on financial sector development and growth in Low-Income Countries (LICs).
Event launching the 2014 African Transformation Report, which argues that Africa's economies need more than just growth if they are to transform - they need growth with depth.
Event at the Civil Society Policy Forum of the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings April 2014, discussing the role of the financial sector in transforming low-income economies.
Authors of a paper for the 2014 UNIDO Industrial Development Report discuss the critical role of the manufacturing sector in sustaining growth and transformation in developing countries
Policy dialogue co-hosted by Centre for Policy Dialogue and DEGRP in Dhaka to discuss challenges and solutions for economic transformation and growth in Bangladesh.
Debate examining our understanding of the relationship between China and Africa, followed by an introduction to DEGRP's China-Africa research stream.
Evening event bringing together a panel of experts to discuss structural transformation and how it can be achieved in low-income countries.
What does it take to build a stable and efficient financial sector for sustained growth and structural transformation in Africa?
Debate exploring the role of financial sector regulation and competition and development banks in helping to ensure both stability and efficiency for inclusive growth and structural transformation in African countries.
DEGRP presents at the UNU-Wider annual conference on Industrial development and policy in Africa.
A roundtable with Chief Alan Kyerematen, former Minister of Trade and Industry, Ghana, on how developing countries can best trade themselves out of poverty, and the role of policy in facilitating this.