Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) President Kadre Desire Ouedraogo of Burkina Faso delivers a speech during a summit on the crisis in Mali and Guinea Bissau, at the Fondation Felix Houphouet Boigny in Yamoussoukro (REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon).
The African Union Can Do More to Support Regional Integration
May 17, 2013,
During the World Economic Forum on Africa, held in early May, economists reaffirmed that regional integration will play a key role in promoting the continent's growth potential. Michael Rettig, Anne W. Kamau and Augustus Sammy Muluvi argue that the African Union must balance its successes in minimizing African conflict with the importance of doing more to achieve this growth and promote economic integration.