The Concept of Inclusive Growth

and its Policy Relevance for Asia and the Pacific

Date: 
September 28, 2010
Time: 
12:15pm-1:45pm (a light lunch will be served at 11:45am); Live webcast coming up at the scheduled time.

Presenter(s): 
Dr. Ursula Schaefer-Preuss, Asian Development Bank
Contact/RSVP: 

RSVP to Simone Hill-Lee - s.hill-lee@cgiar.org 202-862-8107

Location: 

International Food Policy Research Institute
2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC
Fourth Floor Conference Facility

In her lecture, Dr. Schaefer-Preuss, Vice President of Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development at the Asian Development Bank, will examine the concept of inclusive growth and its policy relevance to Asia and the Pacific. She will discuss why more and more countries in the region are embracing inclusive growth, what inclusive growth is, and what it means for policymaking. She will also explain how inclusive growth can help achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and will conclude by discussing how the Asian Development Bank supports inclusive growth and the MDGs in Asia and the Pacific.