Africa’s Turn? Conference Report

On the 25th and 26th of October, 2012, The Institute for Business in the Global Context at Tufts University’s Fletcher School hosted Africa’s Turn?: The Promise and Reality of the Global Economy’s Final Frontier, an international conference intended to capture this unique moment in the continent’s history and interrogate some of the trends that have led to widespread optimism about its prospects. This report summarizes some of the main ideas and themes that emerged from the discussions during the conference, linking them to the broader conversation about Africa’s increasingly promising prospects.

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