Time: (Kigali time: GMT + 3)

9:00am

Welcome & Opening Remarks by Master of Ceremony & Recap of day 1

Speaker:
James Wambugu, Co-Lead, Asset Management, Trade and Development Bank

9:10am - 10:00am

Panel Discussion: Banking on Food Security: Fostering Financial Solutions for Sustainable Agriculture in East Africa

Speakers:
Fabian Kasi, Managing Director, Centenary Rural Development Bank, Uganda
Maxwell Mutema, Portfolio Advisor, Lending Ops
Amath Pathe Sene – Managing Director, Africa’s Food Systems Forum (AGRF)
Sylvia Nanjekho, Agro-Industries & Forestry Specialist, (Moderator)

10:00am - 10:20am

Presentation: Agri-finance Course for Intermediaries

Speakers:
David Odongo, AFC Expert, East Africa
Klaudia Berger, Senior TA Programme Coordinator Financial Inclusion Unit, EIB, (Moderator)

10:20am - 10:25am

Health/Coffee Break

10:30am-11:30am

Greening Financial Systems in East Africa: Navigating the Transition to Sustainable Banking and Responsible Investments

Speakers:
Bright Mugova, Advisor, TDB
Matu Mugo, Deputy Director, Bank Supervision Department, Central Bank of Kenya
Brenda Mutoni, Manager, Green Finance & Advisory Services
Isabelle Van Grunderbeeck, EIB (Moderator)

11:30am – 12:30pm

Panel Discussion: Cyber Shields and Compliance: Securing the Future of Digital Finance in East Africa

Speakers:
Mohamed Kalif, Senior Advisor, Eastern and Southern African Trade Advisers Limited (ESATAL)
Farooq Siddiqi, CEO, DLT Ledgers
Armando Massimiliano Sirolla, AFC Expert, (Moderator)

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Panel Discussion: Harmony in Finance: Bridging the Divide with Blended Strategies for Inclusive Growth in East Africa

Speakers:
Sonja Mohnen, Senior Investment Officer, Microfinance, European Investment Bank
Lillian Mramba, Chief Investment Officer/Chief Operating Officer, Grassroots Business Fund
Aakif Merchant, Africa Head, Convergence (Moderator)

1:15pm – 1:30 pm

Wrap up and closing remarks

Speakers:
TDB | EIB

1:30 pm

Lunch Break