June 24, 2014

15th Annual Global Development Network (GDN) Conference

The 15th annual Global Development Network Conference was organised in partnership with the African Capacity Building Foundation, the African Economic Research Consortium, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the University of Ghana on June 18-20, 2014 in Accra, Ghana. This year’s conference tagged “Structural Transformation in Africa and beyond” aimed at a better understanding of the nature and prospects of structural transformation in Africa, drawing on insights from other transformation experiences around the world.

Dr. Ebere Uneze made a poster presentation on “the Cost Effectiveness Analysis and the Benefit Cost Analysis of Home Grown School Feeding & Health, and Education Assistance Programs in FCT, Nigeria” which is part of the GDN’s Strengthening Institutions to Improve Public Expenditure Accountability (SIIPEA) project.

The conference was structured around key three sub-themes: Determinants of growth, industrial and trade policies; Environmental sustainability, Management of natural resources and structural transformation; Political, institutional, social and governance transformation.




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