10 November, 2017

Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei & Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Lecture on : "Economic Development and Cultural Variables in Africa"

Where: Milan

Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli
Via Pasubio, 5

How to reach: Google map
Event's Timetable:

18:30 Welcome

Massimiliano Tarantino, Segretario Generale di Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli
Sabina RattiDirettrice di Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei

Matteo Aria, Professore presso Università "La Sapienza" di Roma

Martino Ghielmi, Curatore del blog vadoinafrica.com (Moderator)
Mario Molteni, Professore presso Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano e CEO di E4Impact Foundation
Sulley AminFondatore di Zaacoal e Alumnus di E4Impact Foundation



Participation is free of charge. Please register here.


Matteo Aria CV
Mario Molteni CV
Sulley Amin Link


The event will be held in Italian. 

Within the series on “A Growing Africa – To and Fro”, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli are pleased to announce the first lecture on “Economic Development and Cultural Variables in Africa

This event is promoted in collaboration with E4Impact Foundation (an initiative by ALTIS, the Postgraduate School Business & Society of the Catholic University of Milan).

The event is focused on the coexistence between advanced models of development and small local businesses. A contradictory situation in which foreign capital, infrastructures, skilled employment and niches in innovation cohexist with broad sections of underdevelopment.

The lecturer Prof. Matteo Aria will address the theme of the informal economy as a potential solution to these economic imbalances allowing the survival of large segments of the population. Prof. Mario Molteni, Catholic University of Milan and CEO of E4Impact Foundation, Sulley Amin, E4Impact Alumnus and Founder of Zaacoal (a social enterprise based in Accra-Ghana of which business is to convert city waste into clean burning fuels) and, as moderator, Martino Ghielmi, editor of the blog vadoinafrica.com will intervene in the event.

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