RFF Africa 2018: Investing in Responsible Finance and Innovation for Africa’s Digital Economies

We are pleased to announce the Ninth Annual Responsible Finance Forum: Investing in Responsible Finance and Innovation for Africa’s Digital Economies (RFF Africa 2018), which will take place on October 2, 2018 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.  RFF Africa 2018 is co-organized by IFC and Making Finance Work for Africa at the African Development Bank, in collaboration with RFF partners GIZCGAPBTCA/UNCDF and World Bank. The RFF is supported by Germany’s Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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This year’s Forum is a continuation of prior Annual RFF Events and will focus on Africa’s evolving digital landscape. The Forum will bring together investors, industry, policymakers, practitioners and innovators to assess critical challenges facing Africa today as well as its potential to accelerate investments in responsible digital financial services.

Program Agenda

Participants will engage with global partner networks and Africa’s local practitioners about recent initiatives, evolving business models and technology solutions together with Signatories of the recently launched Guidelines for Investing in Responsible Digital Financial Services.

Investor Guidelines

Deep Dive Sessions will engage participants in interactive dialogue to build on evolving industry and practitioner experiences to further adapt the Investor Guidelines with rapid changes in digital financial services.

Event Venue

Hyatt Regency, The Kilimanjaro
Address: 24 Kivukoni Rd, Dar es Salaam,Tanzania
Website: The hotel website can be found here.
Phone: +255 764 701 234

Accommodations

Hyatt Regency, The Kilimanjaro 
Address: 24 Kivukoni Rd, Dar es Salaam,Tanzania
Website: The hotel’s website can be found here.
Phone: +255 764 701 234
Rate: USD $225/night (subject to change)

Ramada Encore Dar Es Salaam
Address: Ghana Avenue PO Box 542, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 22 234 3434
Website: The hotel’s website can be found here.
Rate: Around USD $120/night (subject to change)

Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel
Address: Ohio St, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 22 221 2500
Website: The hotel’s website can be found here.
Rate: Around USD $300/night (subject to change)

Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
Address: Garden Ave, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 22 213 7575
Website: The hotel’s website can be found here.
Rate: Around USD $500/night (subject to change)

Visa

Please see here if, based on your nationality, you will require a visa to enter Tanzania. If you do need a visa, please reach out to the nearest Tanzanian Embassy or Consulate to inquire about the process and timeline. You may use your invitation and registration confirmation to support your visa application.

Contact Us

For more information, please e-mail responsiblefin@ifc.org or Ms. Kira Krown (kkrown@ifc.org).