June 2018

Upcoming Events

Nairobi, Kenya
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to Wednesday, September 26, 2018

According to expert reports, agriculture sector in Africa is the least productive in the world.   Small-scale and subsistence farmers, pastoralists, and fishermen produce most of the food consumed in this region, yet they continue to face a number of challenges.  Lack of capital for investment contributes significantly to the lowering of small scale farmers’ productivity levels.

How can formal financial institutions provide agricultural credit that meets the unique demands of the entire agricultural?

Cairo, Egypt
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 to Thursday, September 27, 2018

Join Afreximbank, the Egyptian Factoring Association, and FCI at the 'Conference on Factoring as a Tool for Financing SMEs,' which will be followed by a Factoring Training Workshop on 26-27 September 2018 in Cairo, Egypt.

Sandton, South Africa
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

LanteOTC Africa investor Summit will offer buy-side investor communities key insights to the industry’s challenges and opportunities to interact with peers on ground-breaking innovative industry processes, in discussions led by global industry leaders.

The event brings together some of the top investors and prominent thinkers in Venture Capital, Private Equity, Legal and everywhere in between. The speakers have agreed to share their time and ideas to support the development of the industry in Africa.

Lugano, Italy
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Commodity trade experts from multinationals, trading companies, financial institutions and service providers.

Organised in partnership with the Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA), the event will gather over 200 commodity trade experts from multinationals, trading companies, financial institutions and service providers, the event will assess the key trends impacting global commodity markets and trade, from geopolitical volatility to commodity financing appetite and liquidity.

Mumbai, India
Friday, September 28, 2018

Financial institutions in India are now facing massive disruption. At a time when financial products and services are increasingly seen as homogenous, the emergence of AI, Blockchain, FinTech, RegTech, etc., has greatly contributed to the intensification of an already competitive landscape.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

The 9th Annual Responsible Finance Forum: Investing in Responsible Finance and Innovation for Africa’s Digital Economies (RFF Africa 2018) will focus on Africa's evolving digital landscape. The Forum will bring together investors, industry, policymakers, practitioners and innovators to assess critical challenges facing Africa today as well as its potential to accelerate investments in responsible digital financial services.

Jharkhand, India
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Thursday, October 4, 2018

The objectives of this event are to enable various stakeholders join in a common platform for discussion on various programs, policies, approaches, methods, key challenges, progress and prospect about financial inclusion and digital payment system in Jharkhand and to develop new methods and approaches including leveraging new technology for financial inclusion.

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Bilbao, Spain
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018

Microfinance Centre (MFC) and European Microfinance Network (EMN) are pleased to announce that their joint annual conference will take place from 3-5 October 2018 in Bilbao, Spain. The event will be a meeting of minds and ideas and will be the perfect opportunity for members and other industry experts to network, exchange experiences, learn from an impressive line-up of guests and even lay the groundwork for successful partnerships going forward.

Bilbao, Spain
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018

This year the joint MFC and EMN conference will focus on the implications of the digital revolution on financial and social inclusion. The event aims to explore how microfinance institutions can be proactive in embracing and making the most of technology to provide valuable opportunities for entrepreneurs, start-ups and social enterprises.

Vienna, Austria
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Climate business is the economic growth story of today—and tomorrow. As of 2018, 189 countries have submitted plans to shift their economies and infrastructure to reduce carbon and increase their resilience to climate change.

The two-day client-focused event will offer innovators in climate-smart business, investing, and policymaking an indispensable opportunity for new business development, networking, and knowledge exchange.

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