MFW4A Events

Approaching Financial Sector Development in African States Facing Fragile Situations

| Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Enabling Private Sector Engagement & Addressing Policy Challenges

AfDB Digital Finance Week

| Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

Workshop

Third MFW4A SME Support Agencies Network Meeting

| Dakar, Senegal

SME Finance support in the WAEMU

MFW4A Side-Event at the 5th World Congress on Agricultural and Rural Finance

| Dakar, Senegal

Managing Climate Risks in Africa’s Agricultural Sector through Insurance

SAVE the date! MFW4A-Milken Institute Webinar

| Global

Local Investors and Long-term Finance in Africa: Developing the Buy Side

SAVE the date! MFW4A-FSD Africa Webinar

| Global

Agricultural Leasing: expanding access to finance for smallholders

SAVE the date! MFW4A-ICD Webinar Series

| Global

Islamic Finance: financing instruments and development perspective in sub-Saharan Africa

MFW4A-CMS & UKIFC Islamic Finance Webinar #2

| Global

Development of Islamic Finance in Africa from a Legal and Regulatory Framework perspective

Save the date! Housing Finance Webinar Series

| Global

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step". Lao Tzu

Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) and the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF) are pleased to announce the start of a series of webinars whose first edition will be on Residential Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in Affordable Housing, on 13 July 2017.

The high urbanisation and economic growth rates combined with a demographic boom have brought into sharp focus the housing market dynamics in Africa. Yet, tackling the affordable housing challenge could feel like "a journey of a thousand miles". Many households cannot afford basic formal housing or mortgage loans. Building affordable housing comes with a high-level of complexity involving many interrelated components in the housing delivery value chain, and players with conflicting incentives. It is often costly with cumbersome regulatory requirements and a backlog of basic infrastructure. Housing Finance, a critica