Launch of the “Making Finance Work for Africa” Website

Date: Monday, May 24, 2010
Venue: Hotel Ivoire, Glacier
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.


News



Panelists

  • Mr. Thomas LOSSE-MÜLLER, Program Coordinator, Pan-African Organizations and Programs, GTZ and Chair,MFW4A Supervisory Committee
  • Mr. Gabriel NEGATU, Director, Governance, Economic and Financial Reforms Department, AfDB
  • Mr.Mthuli NCUBE, Chief Economist and Vice President, AfDB

Presenter

Mr. Stefan NALLETAMBY, Coordinator, Partnership for Making Finance Work for Africa, AfDB


The objective of this breakfast meeting is to present the Making Finance Work for Africa website and the resources that it makes available to the financial sector practitioners, policymakers, country authorities and researchers across the continent.

The launching will begin with an introduction of the Partnership for Making Finance Work for Africa and its role in scaling up financial sector development efforts across the continent by the panel. It will then discuss the efforts by the Bank and its partners are making in addressing the data gap for African financial sectors as part of a MFW4A-sponsored continent-wide data collection effort. Finally, it will introduce and showcase the Partnership’s website, www.mfw4a.org, the first-ever hub for African financial sector knowledge that centralizes previously scattered documents, data, news, and opinions on African Financial Sectors in one easy-tonavigate, intuitive online tool.