Session details

IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Parkside Ballroom 1, Convention Centre, Level 2

Session information

Africa - a continent with abundant resources and capability for growth: where lies the road map for the promotion of growth, development and poverty elimination?
Parkside Ballroom 1, Convention Centre, Level 2


African Regional Forum (Lead)
Anti-Corruption Committee
Antitrust Section


Africa has an abundance of resources. This is one of the major factors behind the growth experienced by African economies during the past 15 years. What are the major features of resources laws needed to enable African countries to leverage this endowment for growth, development and elimination of poverty?

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Linda Chishimba Kasonde LCK Chambers, Lusaka, Zambia; President / Chairperson, Member Organisations
Sternford Moyo Scanlen & Holderness, Harare, Zimbabwe; IBA President


Frances Adu-Mante Rofam Consultancy Services, Accra, Ghana
Heather Irvine Bowmans, Sandton, South Africa; Member, Young Lawyers’ Committee Advisory Board
Emmanuel Tetteh Laryea Faculty of Law, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Jacob Arko Saah Saah Partners, Accra, Ghana; Member, African Regional Forum Advisory Board