AGBS: Green bond in Africa summit to be held in London

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The Africa Green Bonds Summit (AGBS) will be held from November 7 to 8, 2019 in London. The focus of this first-ever meeting is to gather stakeholders of the green finance sector to stimulate green bond issuance in Africa.

The Africa Green Bonds Summit (AGBS) will take place from November 7-8, 2019 in London, the capital of the United Kingdom. The summit will bring together investors, policy makers, regulators and other stakeholders in the green finance market. Together, they will explore the opportunities, risks and challenges associated with green bond markets in Africa. The other objective of the forum is to promote measures to facilitate the availability of green investments. To do this, bond issuers and project managers will have to be brought into contact.

AGBS 2019 will explore investment opportunities in the following sectors: renewable energy, energy efficiency, water management, biodiversity conservation, waste management, clean transport, urban development, etc.  The Green Bond Fair is an opportunity for green project leaders and entrepreneurs with bankable projects, who are looking for financing, to get in touch with potential investors.

Here are some of the themes that will animate the discussions during this summit:

– Roles of African policy makers in the expansion of green bond markets;

– Emerging market for green bonds in Africa;

– Financing green infrastructure in Africa (Case studies and projects);

– Risks and effective risk management strategies;

– Considerations for Green Bond Investors in Africa;

– Perspectives of issuers;

– Best practices in impact reporting.

The Green Bonds Summit in Africa will bring together 200 delegates and nearly 30 experts in the field. For 48 hours, participants will be entitled to 12 plenary sessions, 10 hours of networking and more than 100 hours of business meetings.

Registration for the summit is available via the following link:

Luchelle Feukeng


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