Sebastian Grosse-Puppendahl is a policy officer for the Economic Transformation and Trade program at the European Center for Development Policy Management. He holds a bachelor's degree in European studies and an M.S. in public policy and human development from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.
The 15th Africa Forum focused on three main themes: the Agenda 2063, climate change and agricultural transformation, and regional development approaches. The European Center for Development Policy Management’s policy officer highlights the key takeaways from each theme in this guest commentary.
Last week, the OECD's Global Forum on Development debated how to achieve sustained and inclusive growth in developing nations in the face of structural challenges and lagging productivity. An expert from the ECDPM shares his views on the five key discussion points.