#AGGF2018 Event: Dialogue on Increasing Private Sector Access to Finance for Climate Action

Date & Time: 29 November 2018 | 10:00-16:00

Location: AD10, Kigali Convention Centre

Outline

The Rwanda Green Fund (FONERWA) and the Global Green Growth Institute are co-organising a dialogue to increase the private sector’s awareness of and access to climate finance. The one-day dialogue will cover some of the climate finance sources and financial tools and mechanisms (such as green banks) available to the private sector. It will also include the role of incubators to drive private sector investment in green growth and the opportunity to partner with and access the fund’s Green Incubators and Accelerators Facility.

Programme

10:00 – Opening Remarks: Hubert Ruzibiza, CEO, Rwanda Green Fund (FONERWA)

Session One: Discussion on Increasing Support to the Private Sector for Climate Action

  • Innocent Bulindi, CEO, Business Development Fund
  • Eric Rutabana, CEO, Development Bank of Rwanda
  • Rosette Muhoza, Co-Founder, My Green Home
  • Teddy Mugabo, Fund Mobilisation Specialist, Rwanda Green Fund

Open Dialogue moderated by Anthony Annan, Global Green Growth Institute

11:30 – Health Break

12:00 – Session Two: Presentation by Angela Whitney from the Rocky Mountain Institute on the role of Green Banks as national institutions to scale up climate finance

Open Dialogue

13:00 – Lunch

14:00 – Session Three: Workshop on Partnering and Accessing the Rwanda Green Fund Green Incubators and Accelerators Facility for Climate Enterprises

Presentation by Anthony Annan, Global Green Growth Institute on the Rwanda Green Fund Private Sector Strategy For Climate Action and Green Incubators & Accelerator Facility

Presentation by Ben Dixon, Partner, SYSTEMIQ, on the Africa Plastics Innovation Hub

15:00 – Open Dialogue

16:00 – Dialogue Close