African Development Bank & European Investment Bank

Sustainable Investment in Africa
Pavillon Zambeze
11:45 to 12:45

At this session, participants discovered priority programmes and initiatives to be implemented by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to foster private sector development in Africa. Focusing on how both the AfDB and the EIB plan to work with the European Union to drive the implementation of the External Investment Plan (EIP) in Africa, the session highlighted a longstanding and increasing focus on private sector operations, showcased success stories of programmes or initiatives implemented by both Banks with support from the EU, and presented existing and new initiatives that are structured to leverage and complement the EIP.