Programme of the Symposium


The symposium benefited from presentations from experts including Jean-Michel Debrat (Agence Française de Développement, AFD), Ganiou Soglo, (Minister of Culture, Republic of Benin), Jean-Claude Boidin (European Commission, EC), and Luciane Gorgulho (Brazilian Development Bank, BNDES).

Participants called for: investments that address the long-term infrastructural needs of the sector; political will at national and international levels, increased coordination and partnerships between private and public sectors.

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