MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 96 Newsletter | 04/2014

Africa is still touted as the next investment frontier and the figures bear it out: with over $50 billion foreign investments in 2012 according to UN figures it is the recipient of more foreign direct investment (FDI) than any other continent. Investors appear to view the developed world as over-regulated, and regions such as North Africa or parts of the Middle East too unstable. Read More.



MFW4A Unveils Revamped Website

The Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Partnership Secretariat is pleased to announce the launch of its newly revamped website,, to better serve its partners and stakeholders. Read More.

14.04.2014 | Nigeria: New NFC technology to help 500,000 farmers access inputs
The data of 500,000 farmers will be captured between March and September this year in Nigeria, as part of the new Growth Enhancement Support Touch and Pay (GES-TAP) scheme.

11.04.2014 | Morocco's stock exchange introduces new mechanisms to improve liquidity
The Casablanca Stock Exchange (BVC) will introduce changes to improve the level of liquidity, CEO Karim Haji has announced. 


11.04.2014 | Development Bank of Zambia invests €47 million to boost SME lending
The Development Bank of Zambia (DBZ) is to allocate K400 million (€47.3 million) to boost lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). 

Remittances to Africa
16.04.2014 | London, United Kingdom

MENA Big Data & Analytics for Banking Summit
20.04.2014 - 21.04.2014 | Dubai, U.A.E

3rd Annual Zimbabwe Pension Funds Investment Forum
28.04.2014 - 29.04.2014 | Bulawayo, Zimbabwe


MFW4A Partnership Forum - New Frontiers in African Finance
June 10-12, 2014, Dakar Senegal

Registration deadline: April 30, 2014

Our Support to the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in WAEMU 

The report presents the activities conducted by the MFW4A Partnership Secretariat with reference to the establishment of a Formal Network of SME Support Agencies in the WAEMU. 

Access the Stakeholder Engagement Web Portal for further information on MFW4A's engagement activities with African financial sector stakeholders.

Visit the MFW4A online Donor Projects Database (DPD).

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


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