Nobel Prize Winner, Amartya Sen, Jeffrey Sachs others to speak at the upcoming Harvard African Development Conference

The 2011 Harvard African Development Conference will take place on March 26th at Harvard University as part of Harvard’s university-wide Africa Week. The conference will be an interdisciplinary gathering of policy-makers, scholars, and professionals to exchange ideas on Africa’s development with the aim of inspiring innovative approaches to development challenges through the interaction of participants from different fields.

This year’s conference theme is: Innovation for Development: Exploring Solutions to Africa’s Challenges.

For a full list of this year’s conference panels ranging from Business and Investment in Africa to Food Security, click here.

Some of this year’s speakers include:

  • Amartya Sen, Nobel Prize Winner
  • Jeffrey Sachs, Economist
  • Femi Olubanwo, Partner – Banwo & Ighodalo
  • Alfred Vanderpuije, Mayor of Accra

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