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2021 Development Finance Virtual Forum

Aug 26 @ 8:30 am - Aug 27 @ 12:30 pm

- FREE

Theme – Financing Africa’s Growth: Role of Finance for Development

 

Day 1, 26 August 2021

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome Prof Nicholas Biekpe – Director: Development Finance Centre, UCT Graduate School of Business
09:15 – 10:00 Keynote Address Ms Catherine Koffman – Group Executive: Project Preparation, Development Bank of Southern Africa

Topic: TBC

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10:00 – 10:15 Q&A Session
10:15 – 10:45 Distinguished Speaker Mr Stuart Kufeni – CEO: SADC-DFRC

Topic: SADC DFRC: Role in Promoting Development Finance and Capacity Building in the SADC Region

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10:45 – 11:00 Q&A Session
11:00 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:30 Panel Discussion Topic:  Strengthening Trade Finance in Africa: Strategies and way forward

 

Moderator: Eric Monchu Intong – Senior Manager: Sovereigns, Financial Institutions & Corporates, Trade Finance

Panelists

Mr Neville Matjie – CEO: Trade and Investment, KwaZulu-Natal

Prof Rajen Pillay – CEO: Garuda Capital

Ms Thandiwe Vilakazi – Senior Associate: Sustainable Finance Solutions, NEDBANK

12:30 – 12:45 Q & A Session
12:45 – 13:15 Closing Remarks Dr Jacob Nyambe – Executive Dean: Faculty of Commerce, Management & Law, University of Namibia

Day 2, 27 August 2021

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome Dr Renson Muchiri – Dean: College of Business, KCA University, Kenya
09:15 – 09:30 Introductory Remarks Dr Ebenezar Bugri Anarfo – GIMPA Bsuiness School, Ghana
 

09:30 – 10:00

 

Distinguished Speaker

Mr Vincent Martin – Director: Fitch Ratings

Topic: Rating of African DFIs: What has been done and what needs to be done in the future.

10:00 – 10:15 Q&A Session
10:15 – 11:15 Panel Discussion Topic: Creating financially sustainable DFIs in Africa

 

Moderator: Dr George Kararach – Lead Economist: AfDB

Panellists

Mr TP Nchocho – CEO: Industrial Development Corporation

Mr Martin Inkumbi – CEO: Development Bank of Namibia

Mr David Myeni – CEO: Sincephetelo, Motor Vehicle Accident Fund

11:15 – 11:30 Q&A Session
11:30 – 11:45 Closing Remarks Dr David Mathuva: Strathmore Business School

Details

Start:
Aug 26 @ 8:30 am
End:
Aug 27 @ 12:30 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Organizers

Chartered Institute of Development Finance
Graduate School of Business – UCT

Venue

Virtual