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Information is the 'food' which feeds economic growth. Read the latest news impacting Africa's private sector.

Christian Mwijage

Managing Director of EcoAct (Tanzania)

Winner edition

Christian Mwijage, Managing Director of EcoAct (Tanzania), won the AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017. EcoAct Tanzania is a social enterprise established to address the challenges of urban waste management, plastic pollution, deforestation and climate change. EcoAct recycles and transforms consumer plastic waste into durable and environmentally friendly plastic lumber. The winner received a cash prize as well as a one-year media and social media promotion.

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A debate is relevant only if it gathers the voices of professionals and combines it with practical cases and solutions.

Mehnaz Safavian

Mehnaz Safavian

Lead Financial Sector Specialist - World Bank - Kenya

Anna Jailos

Anna Jailos

Project Accountant, Kimolo Super rice - Tanzania

Guido Boysen

Guido Boysen

CEO - Grofin - South Africa

Arthur Levi

Arthur Levi

Executive Committee, EMRC - Belgium

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They came, they experienced and they want to share their thoughts about it with you.

Zano Mataruka

Zano Mataruka

Senior Investment Officer - IFC - INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION

"Since 2012 IFC has stepped up efforts to support Africa’s agribusiness sector. We are developing new products, such as local currency financing, risk sharing facilities, and comprehensive support to farmers through intermediaries. IFC also aims to further integrate its advisory services with investments, to provide more comprehensive support."

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Information is the ‘food’ which feeds economic growth. Read the latest news impacting Africa’s Private Sector.

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1.2 billion opportunities

1.2 billion opportunities

The commodity boom may be over, and barriers to doing business are everywhere. But Africa’s market of 1.2 billion people still holds huge promise.