African Infrastructure Investment: Impacts and Returns (By-Invitation-Only)
Date & Time
Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 10:15 AM - 11:40 AM

Infrastructure has long been considered as an investable asset globally. In Africa, traditional infrastructure has followed the same trajectory with a widening funding gap. Investment in Green Infrastructure has gained rapid momentum in the past five years with policy makers aligning regulations to capturing both the interest and large financial resources needed to develop those projectsCOP28 marked a turning point in the funding of Green Infrastructure projects. The United Arab Emirates pledged to create a $30 billion - ALTERRA Fund, climate-focused investment fund of which, $5 billion is earmarked for investment in developing countries. Africa focused infrastructure funds, pension funds development finance institutions and philanthropies are poised to leverage this investment and other such as the Alliance For Green Infrastructure In Africa (AGIA) and catalyze them. This session will bring together senior U.S. and African government officials, development finance institutions, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and asset management companies to build on COP28 conversation with a focus on increasing and deepening U.S. investment across green infrastructure value chains in Africa. 

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Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas - D HALL
650 S Griffin St.
Dallas, TX 75202
United States
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