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6th East African Banking

& Microfinance Forum

Transforming Banking for Inclusive Growth: Embracing
Digital Innovation and Sustainable Finance in East Africa

14-15 March 2024 | Kigali SERENA | Kigali, Rwanda





2 days

of best practices


level learning 

Transforming Banking for Inclusive Growth: Embracing
Digital Innovation and Sustainable Finance in East Africa

The 6th East African Banking & Microfinance Forum hosted by Trade and Development Bank (TDB), in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB) will take place from 14-15 March 2024 at Kigali Serena, Kigali, Rwanda.

This two-day in-person forum will seek to discuss innovative strategies for enhancing financial inclusion and sustainable finance in the region. Additionally, the Forum will address digital transformation, fintech disruption, and cybersecurity challenges in the banking industry while promoting collaboration and partnerships among banks, fintech companies, and other stakeholders for driving inclusive economic growth.


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Why attend?

Engage with cutting-edge ideas,  and visionary leaders who are revolutionizing the financial landscape. Uncover the strategies and innovations driving inclusive growth, ensuring that banking becomes a catalyst for positive change in society. 

Learn how technological advancements are reshaping the financial landscape and contributing to sustainable development in the region. 

Explore the unique challenges and opportunities that East Africa presents in this evolving landscape and discover how innovative approaches can drive positive change. This discussion is your gateway to understanding the pivotal role digital innovation plays in fostering sustainable financial ecosystems.

Stay ahead of the curve, gain valuable knowledge, and contribute to the ongoing dialogue about creating a more inclusive and equitable financial future. Secure your place now to be part of this impactful exploration into the transformation of banking for inclusive growth!

Who should attend?

  • Banking associations
  • Capital markets
  • Commercial banks
  • Development organizations
  • Economists
  • Fintechs
  • Insurance companies
  • International non-governmental organizations
  • Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Microfinance institutions
  • Policy makers 
  • Private sector
  • Stock exchange
  • Government entities
  • Impact investors
  • Green finance funds
  • Agri funds
  • Climate funds
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About TDB

Established in 1985, the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) is a multilateral, treaty-based, investment-grade development finance institution, with 41 sovereign and institutional shareholders and assets of USD 7.2bn. TDB serves 22 economies in its region, with the mandate to finance and foster trade, regional economic integration, and sustainable development.

TDB is part of the TDB Group, which also comprises TDF (the Trade and Development Fund), ESATF (the Eastern and Southern African Trade Fund), TCI (TDB Captive Insurance), and the TDB Academy.


About EIB

The European Investment Bank is the lending arm of the European Union. We are the biggest multilateral financial institution in the world and one of the largest providers of climate finance.

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EIB-IMF e-Learning Course on Financial Development and Financial Inclusion.

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