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‘’Realizing Africa’s Wealth – Building Inclusive Business for Shared Prosperity"
22 April 2013


“Our destination is clear: A future where Africa’s wealth enriches all of Africa’s people.
Where Africa’s goods get a fair price on the global market.
Where global partnerships mean shared prosperity.”


UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Join us for the launch of the flagship UNDP Report:
“Realizing Africa’s Wealth – Building Inclusive Businesses for Shared Prosperity”

The report will provide the status quo on inclusive business and its promise in Africa with insights from over 170 in-depth enterprise and partnership case studies, expert interviews and survey responses.

The report will provide the status quo on inclusive business and its promise in Africa with insights from over 170 in-depth enterprise and partnership case studies, expert interviews and survey responses.

EVENT DETAILS (AGENDAS BELOW):

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - 10 MAY 2013 Cape Town International Convention Centre & ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – 24 MAY 2013 UNECA Conference Center

Come and share your experience on challenges and opportunities for inclusive businesses in Africa.

Who should attend? Business leaders, policy makers, academia and civil society leaders with an interest in inclusive business and private sector development.

RSVP: Please register by 25 April 2013 to
Juergen Nagler, UNDP African Facility for Inclusive Markets (AFIM), juergen.nagler@undp.org

Provide with your full contact details and indicating which event you would like to attend. Due to budget constraints, UNDP is unable to cover travel and related costs.

Realizing Africa's Wealth
Cape Town - Agenda

FRIDAY, 10 MAY 2013
CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE
JASMINUM RESTAURANT


Master of Ceremony: Natalie Becker (SABC presenter)

7:00 Registration & Networking
7:30 Breakfast

8:00 Official Opening (Gerd Trogemann, Manager UNDP Regional Service Center)
8:15 Presentation of Report and Key Findings (Tomas Sales, Manager, UNDP AFIM)
8:45 IT’S AFRICA’S TIME Video Summary
9:00 Public–Private Dialogue on Building Inclusive Businesses in Africa: Panel Discussion with Q&A
Moderator: Tashmia Ismail, Head of Inclusive Markets Programme, Gordon Institute of Business Science
Panellists: Dr. James Mwangi, CEO, Equity Bank (tbc) Futhi Mtoba, Chairman, Deloitte South Africa Lynette Chen, CEO, NEPAD Business Foundation Dr. Wiebe Boer, CEO, Tony Elumelu Foundation (tbc)
10:00 Closing Remarks (Marcos Neto, Director Innovations Cluster, UNDP New York)

Followed by bilateral meetings and filming for IT’S AFRICA’S TIME screening on CNBC Africa.

Addis Ababa - Agenda

FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2013
UNECA Conference Center
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


08:00 Registration – Networking
09:00 Kick-off and Welcome – Official Opening incl. UNDP High-Level Keynote speaker
10:15 Coffee Break 10:45 UNDP Session: "The promise and future of Business in Africa - Inclusive Business Report" Moderator: Lucy Muchoki, CEO of PANAAC (Pan African Agribusiness and Agro Industry Consortium)
Report Presenter: Tomas Sales, Manager, UNDP African Facility for Inclusive Markets
Panelists for the Policy Dialogue (TBC) with Q&A:
  1. Ato Mekuria Haile, Minister of Urban Development and Construction
  2. Martin Bwalya, Head, Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)
  3. Representative from the African Union Commission (Economic Affairs)
  4. Representative from Aspen Pharmaceuticals
12:00 Securing the African Renaissance: investing in social enterprises
13:15 Lunch
15:00 Role of public private partnerships in advancing innovation
16:15 Coffee Break
17:00 Reflection on Africa development: New Beginnings
18:00 Concluding Remarks
19:30 Award Ceremony and Cocktails

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