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The African Heads of State and Government-Institutional Climate Finance Dialogue

To achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, climate investment must increase drastically, both through domestic and international investments, to accelerate the uptake of renewables and climate adaptation. According to latest estimates by Climate Policy Initiative, it will cost approximately $2.8 trillion to implement the National Determined contributions (NDCs) as currently submitted by 51 African […]
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Institutional investors turn focus to Scope 3 emissions at upcoming COP 27 in Egypt

News – Glasgow, Johannesburg, Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Paris, New York, London, Addis Ababa, Tokyo 10 November 2021 The African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank (AfGIIB) today announced the successful hosting of its Partnerships Dialogue Series: Enabling Institutional Investor-Public Partnerships (IIPP) and Scope 3 Allocations in support of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This Summit […]
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Institutional investors announce new net-zero investment initiative

The African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank (AfGIIB) has announced its model law on Institutional Investor-Public Partnerships (IIPP) initiative (ML-IIPP). First adapted by the African Unions’ 5 percent institutional infrastructure investment agenda initiative, the ML-IIPP framework will assist emerging and developing countries to derisk and meet their net-zero capital mobilization goals. The ML-IIPP initiative is a […]
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Africa investor briefs World Trade Organisation on its African Continental Free Trade Area initiatives

During the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, Hubert Danso, CEO and Chairman of African investor (Ai) and the Chairman of the African Union Development Agency Continental Business Network (CBN), addressed the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Public Forum Session. He discussed building resilience through strengthened regional integration and African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) […]
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Saudi public investment fund poised..

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) is keen to inject investment into Egypt’s Sovereign Wealth Fund (TSFE) as well as into other projects, reports say citing a statement from the Egyptian government. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) is keen to inject investment into Egypt’s Sovereign Wealth Fund (TSFE) as well as into other projects, […]
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ICC and Africa investor launch global eTrade partnership to digitise five million SMEs in Africa

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Africa investor (Ai) are joining forces to launch a digitally empowered eTrade initiative to enable the digitisation of five million micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa. Announced at the second Africa investor Global Trade Organization Leaders’ Summit by ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO and […]
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