ARE with the kind support of the African-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Programme (RECP) and ADA have the pleasure to invite you to the workshop “Talking business: Microfinance for decentralised renewables in Africa” on 9 October 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The workshop targets renewable energy companies & project developers, microfinance players (including investors, MFIs, researchers, banks, networks, governments, insurers, etc.) as well as the public sector interested in decentralised renewables in Africa. See list of participants for more information.
|08:30 – 09:30||Registration & Welcome Coffee|
|09:30 - 09:40||
|09:40 – 10:00||
Services & Activities for Financiers & Developers Interested in Venturing into Africa’s Renewable Energy Markets
|10:00 – 10:30||
Decentralised Renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa: Market Overview & Country Case Study
|10:30 – 11:00||
|11:00 – 11:30||
Cooperation Models between Microfinance & Decentralised Renewables Players
|11:30 – 12:30||
Panel Discussion: Experiences & Lessons Learnt from (Micro)finance Players & Decentralised RE Companies
|12:30 – 14:00||Lunch Break|
|14:00 – 15:30||
Business Pitches from Decentralised Renewable Energy Players
|15:30 – 16:00||Coffee Break|
|16:00 – 16:50||
Learning from Microfinance: Building Investability in Off-grid Energy Access
|16:50 – 17:00||Closing Remarks by RECP|
The workshop is organised in conjunction with the African Microfinance Week (SAM), taking place on 9-13 October in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The SAM taking place on 9-13 October 2017 is organised by the African networks African Microfinance Transparency (AMT), Microfinance African Institutions Network (MAIN) and African Rural & Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA) and brings together the entire microfinance industry (investors, MFIs, researchers, banks, networks, governments). This is a great chance to network and also a unique opportunity to participate in two days of conference, three days of trainings and workshops, plus the Innovation Fair and the Investor's Fair.
Registrations have now closed.
(Kindly note that English-French translation for our workshop will be provided)