The topics of shaping inclusive growth and shared futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution will take centre stage at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa. WEF will tackle the issues faced by the continent by focusing on how to scale up the transformation of regional architecture related to smart institutions, investment, integration, industry and innovation.
The meeting will address the African Union’s Agenda 2063 regional strategic priorities under four programme tracks:
Innovation: Readiness for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Co-operation: Sustainable Development and Environmental Stewardship.
Growth: Digitalisation and Competitive Industries.
Stability: Leadership and Institutional Governance.
The discussions will focus on key industries and build on the launch of the first African Affiliate Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in South Africa Finance and Economic Opportunities MEC, David Maynier, said: “There is an abundance of investment opportunities in a variety of sectors that we’d like delegates to consider across Africa, South Africa and the Western Cape.” Maynier added: “There is more to Cape Town and the Western Cape than meets the eye. We are a beautiful place to visit, but also a top business destination, and an economic powerhouse on the African continent.”
Article originally appeared on iol.com