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The Obama Administration's Economic Strategy for Africa

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Michael Froman
Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs

Hosted by
Nancy Birdsall
President, Center for Global Development

The Center for Global Development is pleased to host Michael Froman, President Obama's Deputy National Security Advisor and Assistant for International Economics, for a discussion of the Obama Administration's strategy to achieve poverty alleviation and sustained economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. Froman recently led an interagency delegation to Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Nigeria to meet with a cross section of government officials, private sector leaders and young entrepreneurs on a range of issues and initiatives including the East African Community trade and investment partnership, the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition; energy; and infrastructure.

Read Michael Froman's remarks here.

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012
11:00am to 12:00pm