Mar
27
27 Mar 2017 to 31 Mar 2017
Kampala, UG
Coordinated by FRP winner, Genesis Analytics , the 8th AfrEA International Conference aims to promote exchange between researchers, academia, emerging evaluators, and practitioners on demand and supply of credible evaluative evidence in support of the SDGs in Africa. It will also build capacity to design, manage and use evaluations to help Governments achieve their national and international development agendas, particularly around the SDGs and the Africa2063 Agenda. The direct objectives of this conference include, to: Strengthen VOPEs to work with national Governments to advance the evaluation agenda Provide space for...
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Mar
27
27 Mar 2017 to 07 Apr 2017
Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu Natal, ZA
The UNH Carsey School of Public Policy in partnership with VSL Associates and SaveAct will offer the Sustainable Microfinance and Development Program South Africa, a special two-week workshop devoted to Savings Groups in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The course will provide participants with the latest tools necessary to design, implement, track, and supervise the extent and quality of outreach. For this reason it is very much hands-on and involves a mixture of classroom lectures, simulations, and field visits to successful SaveAct savings groups that have been running for several years.
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Mar
29
29 Mar 2017 to 30 Mar 2017
Washington DC, US
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs will convene its annual Global Food Security Symposium from March 29-30, 2017 in Washington, DC. With the inauguration of a new US presidential administration and Congress, it is more critical than ever to ensure that historic gains on food security continue, and that new challenges are met with action and innovation. The 2017 Symposium will offer key insights on how to leverage past successes, and invigorate future efforts, amidst an evolving global landscape. This unique window of opportunity is a chance to help shape...
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May
30
30 May 2017 to 31 May 2017
TBD, GH
The Annual Banking & Finance Conference 2017 : " Making Financial Inclusion a Reality in Africa, connects people to Banking & Financial Service. The conference will also look at new and innovative financial technology solutions that will make financial inclusion possible and profitable. The agenda will include a broad range of case studies, discussions and debates by top speakers from across Africa bringing theoretical and practical experiences on how various sectors can work together to promote financial inclusion. Key attendees will include traditional banks, insurance; NGOs, telcos; retail stores, donors,...
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Oct
18
18 Oct 2017 to 19 Oct 2017
London, GB
The Africa Impact Investing Leaders Forum (AIILF) 2017 will bring together key stakeholders in the region's impact investment landscape to explore pipeline opportunities across sectors and discuss their challenges, experiences, and share success stories. The forum will also help in simplifying the difficulties financial advisors, HNWI & UHNWIs, Investors, and entrepeneurs face. Attending the AIILF 2017 will help particpants: Gain actionable insights and engagement strategies that drives growth. Identify and exploit pipelines of opportunities in your sectors of interest. Meet investors, co-investors, and gain new partnerships and clients. Hear how...
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Mar
22
22 Mar 2017 to 23 Mar 2017
Washington DC, US
This two-day forum hosted by Innovation Forum, is designed to provide leading discussion and debate on how business can most efficiently improve sustainable agriculture production, raise yields, and deliver against company objectives. We will cover important questions around sustainability and agriculture, taking a practical look at the big issues, from emissions to water, and will go on to look into the potential solutions that companies can explore to sustainably improve efficiencies.
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Mar
14
14 Mar 2017
, SG
Agricultural index-based insurance has shown promising developments for smallholder farmers so far. In addition to helping farmers manage day-to-day production risks, it also contributes to national disaster resilience by providing financial protection to a vulnerable community that often forms a large part of developing country populations. However, recent discussions among regional policymakers have revealed challenges in scaling up index insurance in a sustainable way. This Forum will discuss these challenges, while highlighting how three equally critical stakeholders – insurance supervisors, policymakers and the industry – can cooperate and align their...
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Mar
06
06 Mar 2017
Dakar, SN
The MasterCard Foundation has partnered with the RAF Learning Lab, Root Capital, AgDevCo, and ICCO to host a private invite-only launch and learning workshop in West Africa. The goal of this partnership and event is to advance Agriculture Finance, expand the reach of smallholder farmer, and to increase farmer’s productivity /income in Sub-saharan Africa. Please contact the Lab for more information. Despite recent economic growth across Africa and within the agriculture sector, rural households have limited access to financial services that can help them improve their farming productivity. This lack...
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Feb
21
21 Feb 2017
Dar es Salaam, TZ
The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) East Africa Chapter, in partnership with Dalberg, are hosting a member meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. During this meeting, ANDE will outline some of the skills gaps in the Tanzania small and growing business sector, highlight strategies that other markets in the region are implementing to close the gaps, as well as showcase a local best practice to the challenge.
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Dec
06
06 Dec 2016
Nairobi, KE
Register here for the Annual Mercy Corps AFA Workshop. Learning Lab partner Mercy Corps AgriFin Accelerator , will be hosting an all-day workshop Dec 6 in Nairobi, Kenya. The learning event will allow participants to hear how increased Internet tools are used to drive innovation and massive outreach of services for smallholder farmers, transport logistics constraints for smallholders across the full spectrum of rural to urban markets, role of partnerships in accelerating access and use of digital financial services by smallholders, and opportunities for optimizing the same. There will also...
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