Beyond Minerals: Africa’s Future Economy - World Economic Forum on Africa 2012

Almost 70% of sub-Saharan export revenues still come from natural resources, including oil, metals and minerals. How can the continent use its natural resource wealth to lay the foundation for economic diversification?

  • Sean de Cleene, Senior Vice-President, Global Business Initiatives, Yara International, Belgium, Agenda Council on Climate Change
  • Paul Collier, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford; Director, Centre for the Study of African Economies, United Kingdom; Global Agenda Council on Fragile States
  • Mohamed Lamine Fofana, Minister of Mines and Geology of Guinea
  • Joseph Mathews, Head of Government and Community Relations, Mining, ArcelorMittal, United Kingdom
  • Bruce McNamer, President and Chief Executive Officer, TechnoServe, USA; Social Entrepreneur

Moderated by

  • Paul Kapelus, Director, Synergy Global, South Africa