Infra for Africa Forum 2023 poster

The highly anticipated Infra for Africa Forum and Africa50 General Shareholders Meeting is set to take place on 3rd and 4th July 2023 at the prestigious Hôtel 2 Février in Lomé, Togo. Under the distinguished High Patronage of His Excellency President Faure Gnassingbe, the event will bring together key stakeholders and decision-makers from across Africa and beyond to discuss infrastructure development and investment opportunities on the continent.

The organizers have announced an impressive lineup of guest speakers who will share their expertise and insights during the event. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, will provide valuable perspectives on the importance of infrastructure investment in driving economic growth and development in Africa. With his extensive experience and leadership in the field, Adesina’s presence is expected to bring significant value to the discussions.

Hon. Sani Yaya, Minister of Finance for the Republic of Togo, will offer insights into the country’s commitment to infrastructure development and its potential as an investment destination. As a key representative of the host nation, Minister Yaya’s participation will showcase Togo’s efforts and highlight the investment opportunities available in the country.

Alain Ebobissé, Chief Executive Officer of Africa50, will present the organization’s achievements and future plans, emphasizing the crucial role it plays in mobilizing finance for infrastructure projects across the continent. Ebobissé’s expertise and strategic vision will provide valuable guidance on the path to sustainable infrastructure development in Africa.

Amadou Hott, Special Envoy of the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa, will focus on the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly infrastructure development. Hott’s insights will shed light on the integration of green technologies and practices into Africa’s infrastructure projects, highlighting the continent’s commitment to a greener future.

Tshepidi Moremong, Chief Operating Officer of Africa50, will share his knowledge and experience in enhancing project development and financing capabilities. Moremong’s expertise will provide valuable insights into the strategies employed by Africa50 to ensure successful infrastructure projects from conception to financial close.

Frédéric Schepens, Group Executive, CEO & Founder of Bayobab Group, will provide valuable perspectives on the role of fintech in supporting infrastructure growth in Africa. With the rapid advancement of financial technology, Schepens’ presence will highlight the innovative approaches and opportunities that fintech can bring to the infrastructure sector.

The event will also feature keynote addresses, panel discussions, networking sessions, and investment opportunities, attracting a diverse range of participants, including government officials, international investors, financial institutions, project developers, and industry experts.


1 thought on “Speakers Announced: Africa50 Infrastructure Investment Forum

  1. It is a progressive forum for emancipation and development in Africa. It’s an opportunity for African leaders to raise the standard of infrastructure and investment in the Continent.
    Lawal Dauda Abolade

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