I&P's Webinar | "Entrepreneurs in Africa: surviving the Covid-19 crisis"Submitted by Admin on Mon, 02/01/2021 - 11:57
On Tuesday November 24th, Investisseurs & Partenaires hosted a webconference on the theme "Entrepreneurs in Africa: surviving the Covid-19 crisis"
This event was the opportunity to hear the views of African entrepreneurs and key players in the ecosystem: how has the Covid-19 crisis impacted African small and medium enterprises? What are the mid and long term strategies to be implemented ? What initiatives to support these companies ?
AGENDA OF THE WEBINAR:
How is the African continent facing the crisis?
An overview of the economic, social and political issues at stake
Jean-Michel Severino, CEO of Investisseurs & Partenaires
Mme Irène MINGASSON, Ambassadrice de l'Union européenne en République du Sénégal
Giving the floor to African entrepreneurs
African managers accompanied by I&P share their experience
Hosted by Emmanuel Cotsoyannis, CEO of Miarakap (Madagascar)
Ariane Baer-Harper, Country Director, ENKO Sénégal (Education)
Folly Koussawo, CEO of Trianon Homes (Construction sector, Gabon)
Myriam Kadio-Morokro Brou, Director of Clinique Procréa (Health, Côte d'Ivoire)
Rosemonde Touré, Director of Rose Éclat (Agro-industry, Burkina Faso)
A word from investors and donors
A look at some initiatives launched to support African businesses
Carsten Sorensen,Deputy Head of Unit at European Commission
Babacar GNING, Executive Director in charge of Investments, FONSIS
Laurent Goutard, Director of International Banking Networks, Africa Region, Mediterranean Basin and Overseas,Société Générale
Nathalie Akon Gabala, Regional Director West, Central & Northern Africa, Mastercard Foundation
The replay of the webinar: