Workshop on ‘Mobilizing public funds to promote investments into Africa’s strategic metal value chains’ at the Mining Indaba, Cape Town.
8 February 2024 at 09:00 - 12:45| Free
EIT RawMaterials, as a consortium partner of AfricaVaMal, invites you to explore how public funds and political/strategic support from the EU, the US, and Africa can boost investments in strategic metals value-chain projects on the African continent. This workshop offers an opportunity to grasp how major powers support investments in this sector and the potential role of public funds, such as de-risking projects.
Participate in the AfricaMaVal workshop on February 8th, from 09:00 to 12:45 at Watershed, 17 Dock Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002.
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What is the workshop about?
The event will gather insights and perspectives from key stakeholders, including the European Commission, the US State Department, the African Development Bank, the World Bank, EIT RawMaterials, KfW, AFD-Proparco, the European Investment Bank, and mining sector professionals. Discussions will focus on how collaborative efforts in political promotion and the assurances of public funds can enhance investments in critical and strategic mineral/metal projects in Africa.
Reasons to join
– Insights from policymakers, public funds representatives, and the mining industry on promoting investments in strategic mineral/metal projects in Africa
– Interact with representatives from the EU, US, AfDB, World Bank, leading public funds, and the mining industry
– Understand the intricate dynamics between politics, public funds, and commercial credit
Additionally, the event provides a platform for a ground-level perspective. Participants can explore how beneficiaries perceive the support, suggest improvements, and discuss ways to optimize collaboration.
The event is a live workshop, and access is free of charge, but registration is required.