May
15
15 May 2017 to 18 May 2017
Hyderabad, IN
The ICT4D Conference brings together thought leaders from around the world to explore how innovation in technology is making a measurable difference in millions of people’s lives. A key focus of this year's conference will be on using data to accelerate achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals – creating a healthy, prosperous and just world. The Learning Lab will be presenting research on data and digital technology for smallholder finance.
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May
15
15 May 2017 to 17 May 2017
Sandford-on-Thames, GB
As a big proponent of progressive partnerships, we highly recommend all partners and key stakeholders across rural and agricultural finance to join this event. The Partnering Initiaitve’s (TPI) 3 day training programme, Building Effective Partnerships for Development, run in collaboration with Business Fights Poverty , develops the essential skills, understanding and knowledge, and provides a complete set of tools, for effective cross-sector partnering. Optionally, it can lead to a Certificate in Partnering Practice. The course balances core knowledge with highly interactive, experiential learning through role play, ‘serious games’ and peer-to-peer...
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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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Jun
23
23 Jun 2017
Washington DC, US
This one-day conference will build on ICTforAg 2015 and 2016, bringing together 300 thought leaders and decision-makers in agriculture and technology from the international development community and the private sector. With community-driven sessions , we will examine how new innovations can empower smallholder farmers, and the communities that support them, through information and communication technologies (ICT). We’ll take a particular interest in new ICT solutions that can boost the productivity of both smallholder farmers and agricultural value chains, but we’ll be sure to keep the discussion inclusive of all possible...
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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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Apr
27
27 Apr 2017
Tune in on Thursday, April 27 for a discussion about new metrics for measuring the performance of alternative delivery channels. Led by Blaine Stephens, MIX's COO, the one-hour webinar will provide an overview of the new reporting standards developed in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, UNCDF, and IFC. We will also review the initial benchmarking analysis based on data collected from financial service providers in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda during our pilot program. There will be three sessions (same content) so please register for your preferred time, noting that one...
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Apr
13
13 Apr 2017
Abijdan, CI
AGRF 2017 will focus on Accelerating Africa’s Path to Prosperity: Growing Economies and Jobs through Agriculture. The conference will explore models and interventions on the ground to ensure that smallholder farmers and small agribusiness are benefitting from agricultural transformation. It will also look at how governments and partners are coming through on political, policy, and financial commitments from AGRF 2016, while also providing the region’s largest agricultural platform of 2017 for new commitments from other champions.
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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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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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