Harvard Kennedy School, May 14, 2010: "How
has a decade of change shaped development thinking?"
What's the Big Idea?
To reposition Africa as the Fifth BRIC-
A Destination for Investment, not just Aid
Remarks by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Managing
Director, The World Bank
Let me start with a riddle: What trillion
dollar economy has grown faster than Brazil and India between 2000 and
2010 in nominal dollar terms and is projected by the IMF to grow faster
than Brazil between 2010 and 2015?1 The answer may surprise you: it is