Posted by: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will present on July 23 in Tunis the Africa Investment Forum (AIF), the first investment market in Africa.

This presentation will proceed the first ever AIF that will be held on November 7-9 in Johannesburg.

Tunis will be the first step of a regional road show that will lead a senior AfDB delegation to Cairo on July 25, Casablanca on July 27 and Algiers on July 29.

This road show’s aim is to inform the stakeholders and spark the interest of private operators to prepare projects that are likely to be presented on November 2018, to potential investors interested by Africa. The “AIF” is destined to be a multipartite and multidisciplinary platform to support the project appraisal till the funding phase, raise capital and speed up the projects’ financial closure.

The AfDB further indicated in a press release that it will initiate this 100% transactional initiative that represents the best opportunity to promote the continent’s economic transformation.

In order to meet this challenge, the AfDB designed this forum as a mobilisation platform so as to involve the private sector and facilitate projects that can transform the continent.