Private Sector for Development Conference
Business for Development
Investing in Africa, Asia & Latin America: Opportunities for Belgian Businesses & investors
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.
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.
Mr Philippe Le Houérou, CEO IFC, Member of the World Bank Group
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
On August 8th the Belgian magazine Le Vif/L’Express
published an article entitled « Mort d'un activiste congolais : la Belgique interpellée » (Death of a Congolese Activist; Belgium Concerned).
BIO joined a consortium of DFI partners led by PROPARCO, part of AFD Group, in a deal with Azito Energie S.A. for the expansion of the Azito power plant in Côte d’Ivoire.