The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), through the Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA) has organised the 2018 Africa Union Renaissance Conference (AURC) aimed at establishing how the continent can successfully industrialize given the current global economic context, regional and national challenges. The focus of the conference this year is on “Accelerating industrialisation in Africa: Implications for regional integration, job creation and poverty alleviation.”
Participants to the Conference will include high-level policy makers, researchers, business leaders, entrepreneurs and academics
The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) has been invited to give a keynote address in recognition of its capacity building work around the theme of the Conference. Specifically, ACBF’s keynote address will be on the ‘The key dimensions of human capital development and capacity building in Africa’s industrialization and economic development processes.”
Dr Thomas Munthali, Director for Knowledge and Learning, will give the key note address on behalf of the Executive Secretary.