MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 112 Newsletter | 02/2015

Investment Banks in Africa
By Dr Estelle Brack, Economist, Groupe BPCE

Africa represents a small percentage of the global investment banking business, but the activity is expected to expand in the years to come in view of already apparent economic opportunities. Read More.

Feature Story

Pensions are big in Africa - surprisingly so. Sub Saharan pension funds comprise about $380 billion in total assets. To put that number on a scale, consider that it bests South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by about $30 billion, making it the third largest economy in Africa after Nigeria! Read More.

Blogs

Financing the climate agenda: How to mobilise the required resources?
A summary of the conference on climate finance that took place at Convergences World Forum

Financial Literacy: What for?
By James Eberlein, OECD Development Centre & Sarah Bel, UNDP


Capital Markets East Africa
12.02.2015 - 13.02.2015 | Kigali, Rwanda


2015 SAVCA Private Equity Industry Conference
12.02.2015 - 13.02.2015 | Stellenbosch, South Africa


Roundtable on Women and Agricultural Finance
18.02.2015 | Johannesburg, South Africa

Roundtable Meeting in Johannesburg on Women and Agricultural Finance

Roundtable discussion aims to unlock funding and business opportunities for women throughout the agricultural value chain.

Report on Women's Access to Financial Services in Zambia

This new report by New Faces New Voices (NFNV) aims to understand gender usage and behavior towards financial services in Zambia. The study was commissioned by Financial Sector Deepening Zambia (FSDZ), together with the Bank of Zambia and GIZ on behalf of BMZ, under the umbrella of MFW4A.

MFW4A 2014 Partnership Forum Report

This report highlights key messages from the discussions held in Dakar, Senegal on June 11-12, 2014.

Agricultural Finance Policy Coordination in Africa: Synthesis Report

This synthesis report presents a set of five country case studies (Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Morocco, and Zambia), commissioned by MFW4A supported by GIZ on behalf of BMZ.

The Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Secretariat
African Development Bank
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Abidjan 01 - Côte d'Ivoire

 

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