Private Sector for Development Conference

Business for Development

Investing in Africa, Asia & Latin America: Opportunities for Belgian Businesses & investors

28-03-2019

Private Sector for Development Conference

On the 28th of March, BIO, DGD, Enabel and IFC, member of the World Bank Group, organised the Business for Development Conference in the Deloitte Gateway building.

We were extremely pleased that it attracted such an impressive and diverse group of participants. We hope that you found the discussions as interesting and inspiring as we did, and that you enjoyed the networking opportunities the event provided.

If you want to fight poverty, the private sector needs to be in the driver’s seat

Kjell Roland and Karoline Teien Blystad prepared a paper for the conference on the history and future of development aid.

Closing words

Alexander De Croo Deputy prime minister and minister of Finance, in charge of the Fight against Tax Fraud, and minister of Development Cooperation, closed the conference.

Private Sector for Development Conference

Mr Philippe Le Houérou, CEO IFC, Member of the World Bank Group

Private Sector for Development Conference

from left to right

  • Mr Peter Moors, Head of Staff Deputy Prime Minister De Croo
  • Dr Omobola Johnson, Partner TLC Venture Capital Fund, former minister of ICT, Nigeria
  • Mr Kjell Roland, Consultant Impact Nordic Capital, former CEO Norfund
  • Ms Ann Claes, Owner JBC
  • Ms Essma Ben Hamida, Founder & Co-Chair Enda Tamweel
  • Ms Annabelle Van Nieuwenhuyse

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