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5th East African Banking and Microfinance Forum

Financing for sustainable development: A response to the challenges of climate change

8-9 December 2022

Sankara Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya






2 days

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Financing for sustainable development: A response to the challenges of climate change

The 5th East African Banking & Microfinance Forum hosted by Trade and Development Bank (TDB), in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB) will take place from 8-9 December 2022 at Sankara Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya as well as on-line.

This two-day hybrid in-person and virtual forum will seek to discuss how the region, the continent and the global landscape build resilience and create economic integration in the wake of interlocking crises of climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, the Forum will address the balancing of economic priorities in uncertain times highlighting strategies around green financing mechanisms, currency risk mitigation, promoting agriculture as well as insights into measuring impact investment within the SME sector.

Why attend?

Explore how development finance can be utilized as a mechanism to foster and deepen a more inclusive and innovative financial industry while stimulating the region’s economies as part of the response to the challenge of climate change.

Learn to what extent the AfCFTA can be the gamechanger for elevating the competitiveness of African economies and how this may impact regional value chains, trade and investment.

Discuss regional outlooks, risks and perspectives on the sustainable management of supply chains and balancing economic priorities in uncertain times.

Find out about developments in green financing mechanisms to stem the tide and lead the transition of businesses towards a low carbon, green economy.

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

About TDB

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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.

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

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