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 LeadersChris Gabriel, Chief Executive Officer, Zain Africa, Bahrain; Global Agenda Council on the Future of Mobile CommunicationsBekele Geleta, Secretary-General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), GenevaNkosana 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 AfricaJim Ovia, Managing Director and Chief Executive, Zenith Bank, NigeriaSalim Ahmed Salim, Chairman of the Board, Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere Foundation, Tanzania; Global Agenda Council on the Future of AfricaModerated byLerato Mbele, Senior Business Anchor, CNBC Africa, South Africa