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FUND WEBINAR: OVERCOMING MARKET CONSTRAINTS TO DELIVER SUSTAINABLE FINANCIAL INCLUSION
October 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Date: Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm EAT
Webinar link: https://kpmg-ke.zoom.us/j/747747477
About the Webinar
Sustainability of businesses in the short, medium and long term is down to the business environment in which they exist. This is no different for Financial Service Providers working to facilitate financial inclusion across Sub Saharan Africa. The stakeholders must work hand-in hand to build a conducive ecosystem where their innovative business models can thrive in.
The webinar focuses on discussions around the business environment in Sub-Saharan Africa and the approaches used to overcome market constraints in order to deliver financial products and services to smallholder farmers across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Speakers will provide their unique experiences, insights and perspectives on delivering an enabling business environment which should be a win-win situation for both the businesses and customers
|4:00pm – 4:10 pm||Introduction to the webinar, speakers and an overview of the business environment in Sub Saharan Africa.|
|4:10 pm – 4:25 pm||Overview of the Progress and learnings from Apollo Agriculture’s innovative business model.|
|4:25 pm – 4:40 pm||Overview on the Enabling business environment (a comparative context across Sub Saharan Africa), building an enabling infrastructure and institutional/regulatory business environment|
|4:40 pm – 4:55 pm||Presentation on net benefit/transformation of smallholders or rural communities because of the interventions, a supply side and demand side view.
Recommendations going forward.
|4:55 pm – 5:30 pm||Questions and Answers|
Why join the webinar?
The webinar provides you with a great opportunity to:
- Gain an understanding of the operating business environment across Sub-Saharan Africa.
- Learn more about the progress and challenges facing innovative business models seeking to offer financial and non-financial products and services to the rural communities.
- Get recommendations on creating a sustainable ecosystem (e.g. role of enhanced infrastructure and Technology).
CEO and Co-Founder, Apollo Agriculture
Prior to founding Apollo Agriculture, Eli helped build The Climate Corporation, which provides customized recommendations to large-scale farmers using machine learning. During his time there, the company grew from a startup to reach more than 60 million acres and was acquired for USD $1 billion. Eli studied Engineering at Stanford University and is a Forbes 30 Under 30.
Head of Market Infrastructure at Financial Sector Deepening Uganda.
George has over 10 years’ experience from the telecommunications industry, with 9 years spent in Mobile Money functions. He was the Group Business Operations and Product Development Manager at Bharti Airtel Africa overseeing 15 African markets. He has extensive experience in building mobile money agent networks, mobile money product development, business process and mobile money operations.
Head of Digital Financial Solutions (DFS) at Access to Rwanda
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We look forward to your participation.