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he 2022 Trillion Trees: Sahel and the Great Green Wall Challenge. Submit your innovative solutions on UpLink: https://bit.ly/3M0Ug4L
This webinar provides a forum to share knowledge and insights into the effects of climate change in Africa. This time we will cover the aspects of finding investment, hearing from a series of investors in the region on how to get started and how to ramp up, pointing to some success stories from the region. The webinar will be held in French with interpretation to English.
Host: Salima Mahamadou, Regional Associate at World Resources Institute
Rekia Foudel, Managing Partner & Founder at Barka
Adamou Nikiema Ph.D, Regional Investment Officer at Oiko Credit
Antoine Riffiod, Investment Officer at Sunfunder
Hannah Subayi Kamuanga, Country Officer & Equity Expert at Proparco
The Climate & Entrepreneurship in Africa webinar discusses the intersection of climate & environmental action and entrepreneurship in order to share knowledge and insights into the effects of climate change in Africa, broadly outline the sectors where entrepreneurs have significant opportunity for climate impact, and discuss support mechanisms and existing programs for climate-focused entrepreneurs. Participants will explore the issues and take action to create and build climate-focused innovative solutions for their communities. Webinar in French with English interpretation.
Hatim Issoufaly, Director of Programs at Ksapa
Gianluca Gygax, Community Specialist at 1t.org / UpLink, World Economic Forum
Dadie Tayoraud, Principal & Cofounder at Injaro Investments
Karine Sar, West Africa Director for Barefoot College
Host: Salima Mahamadou, Research Associate for the Forests Team at WRI Africa
At the Land Accelerator, we see land restoration entrepreneurs as a force for change. From powerful women-led businesses, to business models that empower women, land restoration can be a catalyst for gender equity. Join us to hear from various members of the Land Accelerator network, including entrepreneurs, gender experts, and investors on the role that locally led businesses can play in building a healthier and safer future for all.
Sam Nyamboga, Founder, Acacia EPZ, Land Accelerator 2021 Graduate
Jane Maigua, Founder, Exotic EPZ, Land Accelerator 2021 Graduate
Rekia Foudel, Founder, Barka Fund
Stellah Nyagah, Gender Mainstreaming Lead
Host: Samuel Kabiru, Manager, The Land Accelerator Africa
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