11:30am - 1:00pm Spotlight on West Africa: Lessons and findings from investing in the region
Friday Mar 2 - Seminar Room A100
According to a recently released ANDE report, West Africa is the 2nd fastest growing regional economy in Africa with a GDP growth of 6% in 2014. It is also a growing hub for impact investment with close US$ 8.6Bn investment in the region between 2005 – 2015. With a growing focus on sustainable and inclusive development, West Africa brings to the continent immense wealth and resources for accelerated growth. In this session we will bring forth voices from the government and private sector. We will focus on gaining a better understanding of capital flows and business strategies in region to leverage greater intra – Africa collaboration.