5FAA Awards Conference Program

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Thursday, December 8, 2022

CM: Coralie Omgba, Naphtali Ledy and Maria Nadolu



Installation and projection of spotlights



Introduction to the subject «green finance in the world and in Africa» by Seyni Nafo, keynote speaker



Speeches by African Ministers on National Adaptation Programmes.

Romuald Wadagni, Benin
Sani Yaya, Togo
Adama Coulibaly, Ivory Coast



Coffee break


09AM45- 10AM30

High Level Panel on Green Finance

Adama Wade, with introduction on why green finance in Africa…

Vera Songwe, Secretary General of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on ECA’s innovative instruments to channel funds into Africa

H.E Mr. Wamkele MÈNE, Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (ZLECAF), on the need for an integrated approach to financing adaptation.

Serge Ekué, President of BOAD on the role of BOAD in The role of BOAD in structuring the green finance market in Africa.

Paulo Gomes, former Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau on financing the protection of protected areas.

Dr Sidi Ould Tah, Director General of BADEA on the Green Finance approach at BADEA

Dr. Mansur Muhtar, IsDB Vice-President of BIS on the evolution of the Sub-Saharan Africa portfolio of the IDB and the link between green finance and Islamic finance.



Financing the energy transition in Africa, carbon, green hydrogen and critical metals

Leila Belhassane, CEO Blue Jay Communication and member of the jury of Financial Afrik

Loïse TAMALGO, Eramet General Delegate in Africa, on the role of critical metals in the energy transition.

Mobarak Moukaila, project director of the West African Alliance for carbon markets and climate finance. Access to the carbon market in question.

Audrey-Cynthia Yamadjako, Senior Climate Finance Officer at the AfDB, Coordinator for the Green Banks Initiative in Africa. Where are we with green banks in Africa?


12H00 -13H15

Issuance of green and ESG bonds: the role of stock exchanges, banks, funds, insurance and guarantees

Marie Odile Séne, CEO of CGF Bourse

Edoh Kossi Amenounvé, CEO of ASEA and BRVM. How African stock exchanges start the advent of green finance.

Jules Samain, Africa Regional Director of the GuarantCo fund on the role of guarantees in The role of guarantees in green finance

Dr Mallé Fofana, Director and Head of Africa Programs, GGGI. How GGI Funds Projects in How GGI Funds Projects .

Kamal Mokdad, BCP Director on BCP issuance programs.

Dr GWODOG Andrew Crépin, President of FEGASA in La Banque Agricole’s green financing policy and La Banque Agricole’s accreditation to the Green Climate Fund.

Ibrahima Thiaw, Executive Secretary of the Convention to Combat Desertification (United Nations)


13H30 - 15H00

Green finance, a luxury for Africa?


-Ali Benahmed, president of the jury of Financial Afrik

-Coralie Omgba, Magnates Place

-Louis Amédée, member of the jury of Financial Afrik …



Gala dinner
Awards Ceremony