17.00 Registration opens17.30-18.15 Introduction and panel presentations18.15-19.00 Discussion19.00 Reception Speakers: Dr Susan Mboya, Group Director, Eurasia Africa Women’s Economic Empowerment, The Coca-Cola CompanyMarie Staunton, CEO, Plan UKLindi Hlanze, Lead on Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls, DFIDPenny Fowler, Head of Private Sector Advocacy, Oxfam Chair: Professor John Humphrey,…See More
Speakers:Marc van Ameringen, Executive Director, GAINMiguel Pestana, Vice President, Global External Affairs, UnileverJohn Humphrey, Globalisation Team, Institute of Development StudiesChair: Simon Maxwell, Research Fellow, ODI Registration opens at 17.00. The event will be followed by a reception. Background:The current food crises in parts of Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia and resulting child malnutrition present an acute illustration of…See More
The first London event in the 2011 Event Series will focus on "Business-Donor Partnerships for Development"Speakers:Gavin McGillivray, Head, Private Sector Department, DFID (Click for audio)Anne McCormick, Corporate Affairs Director, Diageo…See More
Opening Remarks: Clare Woodcraft, Deputy Director, Shell Foundation Panel Speakers: Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi, Head of Profession, Private Sector Development, Department for International Development William Asiko, President, Coca-Cola Africa Foundation and Chair, Business Action for Africa Dame Barbara Stocking, Chief Executive, Oxfam GB Natalie Africa, Executive Director, Business Call to Action Chair: Myles Wickstead CBE, Head of Secretariat to the Commission for Africa 2010 has been a year…See More
Unlocking Africa’s trading potential, especially intra-African trade, is now recognised by both governments and the private sector as being critical to accelerating the scope and pace of regional integration and economic growth in Africa. Removing trading constraints will improve regional competitiveness, increase access to international markets, and reduce poverty.This is the focus of the next event in the 2010 Event Series from…See More
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I am currently studying for an MSc in Political Economy of Late Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Previously I have worked on development programmes in China. My area of interest is investment finance moving into developing regions through private equity models and the need to bring together the motivations of investors, bankers, firms and governments to ensure productive, pro-development and highly profitable investment programmes.