A Private Sector Ministers of Finance Call to Action

Ai Chairman Dr. Hubert Danso was honored to represent the private sector at The 56th Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development this week – themed, ‘Financing the Transition to Inclusive Green Economies in Africa’, hosted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and The Government of Zimbabwe.

Given the underreported ‘Inconvenient Truth’ that all Global MDB Private Capital Mobilization (PCM) Reforms and new initiatives will only cover 10% of Africa’s Climate Finance and SDG Investment needs, Dr. Danso shared a Private Sector Perspective to, ‘Make Development Investable’, calling for ‘Climate Investment Statesmanship’ to champion ambitious, ‘Team Africa’, Institutional Investor-Public Partnerships (IIPPs), to transform the continents’ unaddressed 90% private capital mobilization at-scale market failure, into bankable NDC investment opportunities, which deliver Africa’s just energy transition and decarbonize the world at industrial scale.

See extract from the attached African Ministers of Finance Bulletin:

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