Africa 2009 - Africa Brainstorming

Africa Brainstorming: Changes, Challenges and Opportunities

This brainstorming was a highly interactive session designed to engage the Forum's Africa community and kick-start the meeting. A collaborative exercise examined the current changing global landscape and identified the major challenges the region needed to anticipate in the coming year. The process was facilitated using innovative technology and social networking techniques that creatively incorporated the public's opinion.

Discussion Leaders
Chris Gabriel, Chief Executive Officer, Zain Africa, Bahrain; Global Agenda Council on the Future of Mobile Communications
Bekele Geleta, Secretary-General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Geneva
Nkosana D. Moyo, Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, African Development Bank (ADB), Tunis; Co-Chair, Global Agenda Council on the Future of Africa; Global Agenda Council on the Future of Africa
Jim Ovia, Managing Director and Chief Executive, Zenith Bank, Nigeria
Salim Ahmed Salim, Chairman of the Board, Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere Foundation, Tanzania; Global Agenda Council on the Future of Africa
Moderated by
Lerato Mbele, Senior Business Anchor, CNBC Africa, South Africa

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