The IPP International Conference 2017, ‘Development and Poverty: China and the World’, will feature speakers and participants from the West, East Asia, South Asia, Latin America, and mainland China to discuss challenges faced by countries in their global development and poverty reduction initiative. The conference aims to deepen the understanding of the issue of poverty alleviation through analyses of poverty governance experience in China, and around the world. The conference will be held 19-20 August 2017 in Guangzhou, China, organized by the Institute of Public Policy of South China University of Technology in cooperation with UNESCO.
UNU-WIDER Director Finn Tarp will present on the topic of development and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. His presentation will draw on work from the UNU-WIDER projects Learning to compete and Reconciling Africa’s growth, poverty and inequality trends. You can view his slides below.