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Dr. Anthony Nyong

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Dr. Anthony Nyong is the Division Manager, Environment and Social Protection at the African Development Bank. He was previously head, Gender, Climate  Change and Sustainable Development Unit at AfDB. He has been a senior program specialist in climate change with International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in the Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya. Before joining  IDRC, he was a professor of global environmental change and the director of the Centre for Environmental Resources and Hazards Research at the University of Jos, Nigeria. He is a coordinating lead author of the Africa chapter for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report and serves on the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel of the Global Environment Facility.


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About the Conference

The 2014 Africa Progress Panel report presents the two faces of Africa: robust economic growth and continuing poverty. But the report suggests Africa could change this duality by asking: how can resources make a positive impact on development?