Africa Finance & Investment Forum 2012

Financial Inclusion through SMEs & Cooperatives

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Who attended
  • Private sector: entrepreneurs  (leading African companies, SMEs, cooperatives, project developers)
  • Multinationals
  • Cooperative Banks
  • Commercial banks
  • International financial institutions
  • Development/donor institutions
  • Foundations, funds & NGOs
  • Member based organizations: associations, chambers of commerce, trade associations
  • Research institutes, universities
  • Senior Government officials (central and regional governments)
  • Public sector representatives
The Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) 2012,  held in the framework of the UN’s "International Year of Cooperatives”, was organised in partnership with  Rabobank Foundation, the Dutch international finance service provider operating on the basis of cooperative principles.  The Rabobank Group is among the world's 30 largest financial institutions.

The Africa Finance & Investment Forum is one of EMRC’s showcase events, aimed at strengthening the private sector in Africa, by encouraging partnerships and attracting investments. The Forum is designed for entrepreneurs interested in securing finance for their projects, for private investors looking for projects, as well as for policy makers, financiers and bankers.