【Seminar】DFIs: Your Partners for African Development – The 6th Seminar Republic of Botswana:Botswana Development Corporation (BDC)

AFRCO (Association of African Economy and Development) has been periodically providing online seminars on the theme of “Development in Africa with Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) as Partners”.

So far, AFRECO has held webinars five times in collaboration with DFIs that are members of the SADC-DFRC.
This time, we are inviting a development bank from Botswana, one of the most politically and economically stable African countries, to participate in the webinar.

We welcome those who are doing business in Africa as a company or an individual, as well as those who are considering to enter the African market in the future.

AFRECO presents online Seminar Series
DFIs: Your Partners for African Development ~The 6th Seminar – Botswana Development Corporation (BDC)~

●Date & Time:
15:30 – 17:00 (Japan Time (JST)) / 08:30 – 10:00 (Central Africa Time(CAT))
July 29, 2021 (Wednesday)


●Platform: Microsoft Teams

●Co-organized by:
Botswana Development Corporation (BDC)

●Supported by:

5,000 JPY for General public

Free of charge for:
・Individual/Corporate members of AFRECO
(Click here for the list of corporate members → http://afreco.jp/about_us_en/corporate_members_en/)
・Employees of supporting organizations (UNIDO, JETRO, JBIC, JICA, NEXI)
・Employees of central government agencies and embassies

●How to apply:

AFRECO individual and corporate members, staff of supporting organizations, and government can apply from the following link.
※You will not need to purchase a ticket from Peatix.

<For the general public>
Please apply via Peatix.


Moderator of Webinar
・Boitshwarelo Lebang-Kgetse – Head Corporate Affairs and Strategy
・Kingsley Thapelo Mmipi, Senior Training Officer, SADC-DFRC
・Tetsuya Fukunaga, Director, AFRECO

 Time  Agenda
 15:30 – 15:35 A brief introduction of BDC by AFRECO
 15:35 – 15:45 General and Brief Explanation about BDC
 15:45 – 16:00 Brief presentation of previous projects/programs that BDC financed
 16:00 – 16:05 Policies and institutions for COVID-19 of the Republic of Botswana
 16:05 – 16:20 Projects/Programmes BDC is planning to implement during the COVID-19 crises and what partnerships should be promoted together with Japan
 16:20 – 16:35 Projects/Programmes BDC is planning to implement after the COVID-19 crises and what partnerships should be promoted together with Japan
 16:35 – 17:00 Questions and Answers session


●Application deadline
July 27, 2021 (Tuesday) 12:00 (Japan time)


●Please note the following:
・Please note that the participation fee is non-refundable.
・If you would like to receive a receipt, please send an email to info@afreco.jp with details including your mailing address.