Maiden Ecowas Investment Forum A Complete Success Say Delegates

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maiden ecowas investment forum a complete success say delegates

According to delegates attending the maiden edition of the ECOWAS Investment Forum (EIF 2024) organised by the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) on April 4 and 5, 2024 in partnership with the Government of the Togolese Republic and the Government of India through India Exim Bank, was a complete success and had lived up to all its promises.

These two days of intensive discussions brought together more than 700 development actors and stakeholders, including public officials, experts from the finance, investment, renewable energy, infrastructure, agriculture sectors as well as entrepreneurs and media.

Under the theme Transforming ECOWAS Communities in a Challenging Environment, the forum discussed pressing issues including food security, developing sustainable infrastructure, and leveraging the green economy to tackle youth unemployment.

The Forum included four panel sessions, three deal rooms and presentations by the sponsors.

EIF 2024 was officially opened by Her Excellency Victoire Dogbe Tomegah, Prime Minister of the Togolese Republic. Present at the ceremony were high profile personalities including Mr. Sdiko Douka, ECOWAS Commissioner for Infrastructure, Energy and Digitalization representing the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr. George Agyekum Donkor, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of EBID and M. Shri P. Kumaran, Special Secretary, Economic Relations Development Partnership Administration at the Ministry of External Affairs of India.