MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 175 Newsletter | 01/2018

In Focus

Pension Funds & Housing Finance Webinar Series - 1st Session

African pension Funds and Housing: Opportunities and Challenges
15 February 2018 | 01:00pm GMT

 

Making Finance Work for Africa and the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance (CAHF) are pleased to present a webinar on "African Pension Funds and Housing: Opportunities and Challenges" on February 15, 2018 at 13H GMT. The webinar will provide an overview of the pensions industry in key African markets in terms of assets under management, regulation, and investment portfolios with a focus on housing. Register Now!


Mortgage Product Design and Portfolio Management Seminar

"Building viable and sustainable housing finance operations across the value chain and to all income segments in Africa"

 

The African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF), the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), with the support of Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) and the African Development Bank (AfDB), are pleased to present a two and a half-day workshop on ‘Mortgage Product Design and Portfolio Management‘, on February 6-8, 2018. The training will take place at the AfDB’s CCIA Building, Room 1G. Site visits to affordable housing projects in Abidjan will be organized on the third half-day.

 

For more information on the training, please click here.


How Can Insurers, Reinsurers and Brokers in the CIMA Region Issue Surety Bonds?
by Jean Olivier Anet, Manager of Technical Operations, Continental Re

The question may sound puzzling given that surety bonds fall within the broader portfolio of traditional insurance products. Yet, it is a crucial question nonetheless as surety is a highly specialized niche within the insurance world... Read more.

Regional Conference on Factoring in Africa
07.02.2018 - 08.02.2018 | Dakar, Senegal

AFRACA Risk-Sharing Policy Conference
14.02.2018 - 16.02.2018 | Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dot Finance Summit
21.02.2018 - 22.02.2018 | Kigali, Rwanda


MFW4A's Pension Funds Roundtable - Proceedings Report is Out !

 

Unlocking Domestic Institutional Capital in Support of AfDB's High 5 Agenda

  • The African Pension Funds Roundtable, jointly organized by Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) started on 7th November 2017. The 2-day event brought together panelists from major African pension funds, regulators, policy makers and AfDB staff to discuss among other topics, key drivers behind investment decisions of African institutional investors. Read the full report.

Opportunities


MFW4A invites individual consultants to indicate their interest to support its Partnership's activities.


MFW4A Senior Communication Officer
Deadline: 31 January 2018


The Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Secretariat
African Development Bank
Immeuble du Centre de Commerce International d'Abidjan (CCIA)
Avenue Jean-Paul II, 01 B.P 1387
Abidjan 01 - Côte d'Ivoire

 

Tel: (225) 20.26.39.53
secretariat@mfw4a.org
www.mfw4a.org


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