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Power and Roads to Africa: A Tanzanian Perspective

Friday, December 14, 2007 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The Center for Global Development was honored to host The President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete for his talk on "Power and Roads to Africa: A Tanzanian Perspective." President Kikwete offered his perspective on infrastructure obstacles to growth in Tanzania, including how the donor community, private sector, and African governments can work together to find new and innovative ways to bring power and roads to Africa. 

David Wheeler
, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development and John Simon, Executive Vice President, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, provided remarks and Nancy Birdsall, President, Center for Global Development moderated the discussion.

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