Demystifying Risk to SDG Investments in African Markets: Spotlight Ghana & Kenya
This workshop will bring into roundtable discussions live examples of SDG- focused pipelines from Ghana and Kenya. It will provide hands-on engagement with local entrepreneurs, asset managers, and public sector actors to show existing potential; address perceived risks and information asymmetries between capital providers and project developers on the ground.
Yofi GrantCEO, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre
Stephen JacksonUN Resident Coordinator in Kenya, UNRC Kenya
Mohammad AbbadiSenior Investment Manager, Local Development Finance Practice, UNCDF
Jerry ParksCEO, Injaro
Muthoni WachiraChief of Staff, MarketForce, Nairobi
Chuck OlsonManaging Partner, Enabling Qapital
Joan MandaSenior SDG Investment Advisor, UNDP Africa Finance Sector Hub
Joan Manda worked for 12 years with UK DFID as a Livelihoods and Climate Change Advisor developing social protection, disaster management and climate change adaptation programmes in Africa and South Asia before joining UNDP in 2013.