By Favour Nnabugwu
The African Development Bank Group will launch the inaugural edition of Africa’s Macroeconomic Performance and Outlook (MEO) report on 19 January 2023 at its Abidjan Headquarters.
The publication will offer policymakers, global investors, researchers, and other development partners an up-to-date evidence-based assessment of the continent’s recent macroeconomic performance and short-to-medium-term outlook amid dynamic global economic developments.
The new report, to be released in the first and third quarters of each year, will complement the Bank’s flagship African Economic Outlook report which focuses on key emerging issues relevant to Africa’s development.
The following speakers will feature at the launch event: Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group; Ms. Niale Kaba, Minister of Planning and Development of Côte d’Ivoire; Kevin Chika Urama, Acting Chief Economist and Vice President, African Development Bank Group
Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs, Economist, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University. Sachs is also United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ Advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals