AfDB and the Alliance Forum Foundation Sign Grant Agreement to Provide Microfinance Training Program in Eastern and Southern Africa

24 Nov 2014
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed a grant agreement with the Alliance Forum Foundation for the advancement of microfinance in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region. The grant is designed to organize the microfinance capacity building training for central bank officers of COMESA member countries. 
The COMESA Monetary Institute, Alliance Forum Foundation, and the AfDB have agreed to hold the Microfinance Training Courses for Policy, and Development. The experiences and variety of competencies of resource persons and speakers will engage in a discussion, extracting various experiences and ideas from the participants to establish an MFI. The training is expected to sharpen skills and affairs of policy-makers. Participants will make a presentation on their representative nation’s regulatory and supervisory situation. It will also help to yield COMESA region’s development strategy as well as consensus guidelines for the region’s microfinance regulation and supervision.
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