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Thank you for attending Africa’s Turn? The Promise and Reality of the Global Economy’s “Final Frontier,  organized and hosted by The Fletcher School’s Institute for Business in the Global Context. The conference brought together over 200 global leaders, both current and future, who gathered in Medford on October 25th and 26th to hear from decision makers, innovative problem-solvers, and thought leaders who are shaping business and investment, policy, development and international relations in Africa.

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10/26/2012 – Medford, Mass. – Far left, Overseas Private Investment Corporation Executive Vice President Mimi Alemayehou moderates a panel titled “The Private Sector as a Catalyst for Development” with, from left, GE Africa President and CEO Jay Ireland, USAID Bureau for Economic Growth Deputy Assistant Administrator Wendy Abt, African Development Bank Private Sector Department Industries & Services Division manager Mouhamadou Niang, and the World Bank’s U.S. Executive Director Ian Solomon at the Fletcher School’s conference, “Africa’s Turn? The Promise and Reality of the Global Economy’s ‘Final Frontier,'” at Tufts University on Oct. 26, 2012. (Kelvin Ma/Tufts University)

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Read the conference feature, “Is It Africa’s Turn? Experts Analyze the Prospects for Investment, Development.”