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Agenda – Day 2

The first edition of the Forum Invest In West Africa is held on the theme: Financing SMEs with high potential, Amplify public-private partnerships .

Building productive capacities of the private sector and increasing public-private partnerships are the most crucial instruments to support intensification of value chains, stand inclusive economic diversification, capable of bringing development to the region his next step.

The first challenge is improving the overall infrastructure of SME financing. Indeed, 70% of them difficult to access the medium / long term funding and nearly half of them turned to the informal sector. The causes are many: lack of confidence, lack of information, not suitable funding systems even obsolete, maturity and project bankability.

The second challenge is to thin the dialogue between policy makers and regional private, to expand financing of investments in infrastructure capacity, including integrators benefit from best practices in terms of private management, rely on the forces of private sector innovation.

In its edition 2019, 3 & 4 October 2019 in Lome, Republic of Togo, entrepreneurs, investors, regional and continental organizations, Heads of State and Government, Ministers, stakeholders in the promotion of investment, industrial leaders banking and finance, sovereign wealth funds, SMEs, government officials gather at the FORUM INVEST iN WEST AFRICA around a pragmatic and ambitious agenda for deepening the private sector through regional integration, which is based on the triptych Attractiveness – Competitiveness – Funding ..

Keynote :

Betting on a market of 400 million consumers: demographic vitality as a vector of attractiveness

 

Theme :

Togo, an emerging regional hub

Integrating West Africa into global agri-business value chains

Invest In Mali

Invest In Niger

Invest In Côte d’Ivoire

Guinea Bissau

ZLECAF & ECO: issues, challenges, perspectives

Business Session 1 : Innovation

 

  • Strategic insight ( Sector overview, expertise briefing (15 mn)
  • Case Study of SMEs-PMI (30mn)
  • Investment discussions (45 mn)

 

Business Session 2 : Industries

 

  • Strategic insight ( Sector overview, expertise briefing (15 mn)
  • Case Study of SMEs-PMI (30mn)
  • Investment discussions (45 mn)

 

 

Business Session 3 : Projects PPP

 

  • Strategic insight ( Sector overview, expertise briefing (15 mn)
  • Case Study of SMEs-PMI (30mn)
  • Investment discussions (45 mn)

Parallel Masterclasses

 

Theme 1 :

The IPO of an SME-SMI

 

Theme 2 :

The digital transformation of an SME-SMI

Keynote :

Borders in the digital age

 

Theme :

Investing in West African women

Theme :

Human capital investment challenge in regional integration: economic and social imperative

Invest In Gambia

Invest In Liberia

Invest In Sierra-Leone

Announcements of MoUs, investments, etc.

Sequence 1. Closing Panel

 

Theme :

Inter-regional dynamics and co-integration: the place of West Africa in Africa

 

Sequence 2. Message from the organizing committee, acknowledgements and announcements for the second edition.