Landry Signé, a Public Policy Scholar with the Wilson Center Africa Program, participated in the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban, South Africa from May 3-5, 2017.

He was a panelist at "Green, Growth, or Both?" with Joe Parkinson of the Wall Street Journal, Claver Gatete, Rwanda's Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Lesetja Kganyago, the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, and Amadou Hott of the African Development Bank. The discussion examined how and if Africa can achieve high growth and industrialization without environmental degradation, and what role green technology can play in generating growth.

He was also a panelist on "How to Develop a High-Performance Board," a skills workshop as part of the Solutions Summit at the World Economic Forum. Frank Beadle de Palomo of mothers2mothers, Zukie Siyotula of the Revere Group, and Patrick Gyimah Awuah Jr of Ashesi University College, Ghana were also part of the discussion.

Photo by World Economic Forum / Benedikt von Loebell.

The webcast of the panel "Green, Growth, or Both?" is available below: