To develop rural economies, the EIB is strengthening microfinance in Africa
On 1st of April, from 9 AM to 11 AM, the Grameen Credit Agricole Foundation and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are organising a conference in Paris on the theme of developing rural economies and strengthening microfinance in Africa by the EIB.
Jérôme Brunel, Secretary General of Crédit Agricole SA, Director of the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation and Ambroise Fayolle, Vice-President of the EIB, will make opening remarks.
Around the table, Eric Campos, Managing Director of the Foundation and CSR Director of Crédit Agricole SA, Soukeyna Ndiaye Bâ, General Director of the INAFI International Foundation and Director of the Foundation, and Mamadou Lamine Gueye, Managing Director of Caurie, a Senegalese microfinance institution supported by the Foundation.
Jean-Marie Sander, President of the Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation, will deliver a closing address.
The main topics discussed will be:
- The development of rural areas in Africa, an absolute necessity?
- Rural microfinance in Africa: what are the challenges? What are the opportunities?
- Banks and rural microfinance: the impact of alliances
- Microfinance, gender and climate change: destinies are linked
To attend, please contact Carolina Herrera.