Forum to Spur Private Sector Investment in Africa Kicks Off in Accra

From (l-r) World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Henry G.R. Kerali, and Chief Economist for the Africa Region of the World Bank, Dr Albert G. Zeufack addressing the journalists in Accra
Flash back: From (l-r) World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Henry G.R. Kerali, and Chief Economist for the Africa Region of the World Bank, Dr Albert G. Zeufack addressing the journalists in Accra

The World Bank Group and the African Center for Economic Transformation are co-hosting a two-day forum in Accra on scaling up private investment in Africa.

The Development Finance Forum (DFF) will bring together some 300 public and private sector leaders from around the world to identify constraints and opportunities to developing a vibrant private sector that supports infrastructure, technology, agribusiness, manufacturing, and job creation.

The event would be addressed by President Nana Akufo-Addo and a panel discussion featuring Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance, Ghana, Aliko Dangote, Chairman and CEO, Dangote Group, World Bank Group Managing Director and CFO Joaquim Levy, and others.

A press conference with World Bank Group senior management will follow the keynote remarks and panel discussion.

It would be addressed by Axel van Trotsenburg, Vice President, Development Finance, World Bank Group, Karin Finkelston, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, MIGA, Vera Songwe, Director for West Africa, IFC,  others TBD.

Venue: Kempinski Hotel, Accra, Time:  9:00-11:00 a.m.

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