In Focus: Maximising Returns from Natural Resources

In Focus: Maximising Returns from Natural Resources

Interview with Ms. Sheila Khama, Practice Manager, Energy & Extractives for the World Bank and former Director of the Africa Natural Resources Center at the African Development Bank

Date: November 30, 2017

Guest: Ms. Sheila Khama

In this episode of In Focus, we discuss how African countries can maximize returns from natural resources and the roles of key stakeholders in the sector with Ms. Sheila Khama, Practice Manager, Energy & Extractives for the World Bank and former Director of the Africa Natural Resources Center at the African Development Bank.

In Focus, a television series produced by UONGOZI Institute, presents an in-depth overview into the key issues affecting sustainable development in Africa.

Ms. Sheila Khama

Practice Manager, Energy & Extractives for the World Bank and former Director of the Africa Natural Resources Center at the African Development Bank

Ms. Sheila Khama is responsible for a variety of programs in the Extractives unit, with a particular focus on east and southern Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, south Asia, Europe and central Asia, and the Extractives Global Programmatic Support Trust Fund.

Prior to joining the World Bank as Practice Manager, Energy & Extractives, Ms. Khama served as Director of the African Natural Resources Center at the African Development Bank (AfDB). In that role, she helped African countries improve their development outcomes from natural resources. She also worked for Think Tank in Ghana, Anglo American Corporation plc, De Beers Group and First National Bank of Botswana.

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