15 October 2020 – 12pm BST/ Renewable Power for Mines
Limited, unreliable, and inconsistent power supply to Mines across Africa is now the norm. To reduce costs and expedite project development many mining companies are beginning to explore tapping into the abundant renewable options for now, with solar and hybrid solutions. These solutions offer lower energy costs, efficiency savings and the ability to mitigate against volatile fuel prices, thus providing developers with the opportunity for corporate power purchasing agreements directly with the miners.
17 September 2020 - 12pm BST / Project presentations II: pre-selected “oven ready” investment projects
CLOSE DOOR WEBINAR - EXCLUSIVE TO FINANCIERS & INVESTORS
To advance the interest of ABR members and other financiers & investors, the ABR secretariat has identified a number of viable projects that require funding and will run series of webinars to promote and profile these pre-selected “Oven ready” projects for funding. High-level ABR members with bankable projects already engaged with international investors in July and will do it again in September during their second webinar. They will present all of the new project scope, objectives, key highlights, sector, location and activities. You will discover the project timelines and cost, as well as the project status, risks and opportunities.
The Africa Business Round table (ABR) is Africa’s foremost and continent-wide association of businesses and business leaders established by the African Development Bank in 1990, committed to fostering African private sector led economic growth and sustainable development in Africa.
30 July - 12 BST / "Project presentations: pre-selected “oven ready” investment projects."
The Africa Business Round table (ABR) is Africa’s foremost and continent-wide association of businesses and business leaders established by the African Development Bank in 1990. It is an independent, non-partisan, not for profit, private sector funded organisation, committed to fostering African private sector led economic growth and sustainable development in Africa.
To advance the interest of its members, the ABR secretariat has identified a number of viable projects that require funding and will run series of webinars to promote and profile pre-selected “Oven ready” projects for funding. Selected ABR members with bankable projects will thus engage investors from around the world on a webinar on the 30.07.2020 to present:
• Project scope, objectives, key highlights and activities
• The sector each project will contribute to
• The location of each project i.e. city, country, regional, sub regional etc.
• Project timelines and cost
• Key stakeholders of the project
• Status of the project, risks and opportunities
21 July – 12 BST/ Private Equity Investments for Pension Schemes – Unpacking risk vs opportunity for a diversified high return portfolio
Private equity funds are uniquely structured to drive growth and transform businesses. While some African pension funds are currently investing in private equity, there is still scope for more PE investment to assist African pension funds to boost their returns.
Investing in private equity allows public pension funds to gain exposure to growth companies that have the potential to provide excellent returns over the long term, but how does one balance the risk vs rewards?
30 June - 12pm BST / Online - Infrastructure & PPPs
This pandemic has bought to light the importance of increasing sustainable infrastructure on the African continent, including healthcare, access to water and energy, supply chain development and regional integration. What lessons can we learn from the 2008 financial crisis and COVID 19? What infrastructure projects should now be considered as priorities and how fast can we get these projects up and running?
The Ministry of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Congo and AME Trade Ltd organised the 4th edition of the Congo's International Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, CIEHC 2020, on 19 – 21 February 2020 in Centre International de Conférence de Kintélé Brazzaville, Congo.
CIEHC4 was special as it registered a strong participation of delegates from the member countries of the African Petroleum Producers Organisation (APPO). Five Ministers from the organization, including the President and General Secretary, graced the opening ceremony, thereby confirming its international profile.
The conference attracted over 650 participants from 22 countries, welcomed 45 exhibition stands, 55 speakers, 16 sponsors and 34 associate sponsors.
The various themes developed during the conference relate to the global vision of the hydrocarbons industry and the strategies for developing and financing oil and gas value chains in Africa. The quality of discussions during the conference and the informed contributions from the highly selected and professional delegates made it possible for the participants to understand the opportunities and challenges in the national, regional and international oil and gas industry.