The Association of African Development Finance Institutions (AADFI) will hold its 2021 Annual General Assembly from June 29 to 30, 2021. The program will hold online as follows:
- AADFI-AfDB Annual Workshop; Tuesday, June 29, 2021 — from 8:30 to 11:30 am GMT
- 47th Ordinary General Assembly; Wednesday, June 30, 2021 — from 8:00 to 10:00 am GMT
The Annual Workshop is a traditional event held jointly with the African Development Bank (AfDB). The theme of this year’s workshop is: “Achieving the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): what roles and opportunities for national DFIs?”. The webinar will be declared open with a Keynote Address by Mr. Solomon Quaynor, Vice-President, Private Sector, Infrastructure, and Industrialization, of the AfDB. Other key highlights of the webinar are a presentation on “AfCFTA: challenges and opportunities for DFIs”, by Dr. Obiora Madu, CEO of African Center for Supply Chain (ACSC), and a panel discussion on “Facilitating the AfCFTA: what roles for DFIs”.
The Ordinary General Assembly (OGA) Meeting provides the opportunity to review the activities of the Association and to discuss issues concerning DFIs’ participation in promoting socio-economic development on the continent.
Participants at the events are chief executive officers, and senior management/executives of African national DFIs, supervisory authorities including ministries of finance and central banks, representatives of international development finance institutions/agencies, and other key stakeholders.
For information on the AADFI, please visit www.adfi-ci.org.