Sandton Convention Centre - Gauteng-Johannesbourg
During November 7-9, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Africa Investment Forum is where project sponsors, borrowers, lenders and investors will come together to accelerate Africa’s investment opportunities.
The African Development Bank is championing the inaugural Africa Investment Forum (AIF) a multi-stakeholder, multi-disciplinary collaborative platform for the economic and social development of the continent.
The Africa Investment Forum, the African Development Bank, and its partners will accelerate private sector investments in Africa through a combination of:
Pipeline Development: Pooling the collective efforts of development institutions to augment project pipelines, visibility, and deal screening. Partners will bring their respective projects on to the African Investment Forum platform;
Project Preparation: Scaling up technical assistance, process harmonization, funding and grants for feasibility studies, structuring, training, and transactions advisory;
Policy Environment: advocating institutional reforms and improving regulatory policies to promote policy certainty for the private sector actors
Project Bankability: Using the co-guarantee platform suite of credit enhancement tools to promote private and public sector co-investment.
Investment Promotion: Proactive investor engagement and market intelligence.
The Africa Investment Forum will host discrete and focused investment opportunity sessions through boardroom discussions, bi-lateral meetings, and workshops.