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UNDP and AfriCatalyst host capacity building workshop in Tanzania to support ongoing efforts to secure fairer credit ratings

Dodoma, Tanzania, 10 July 2024 – With only eight years remaining to meet the 2030 Sustainable...
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A fairer credit rating system for African countries could save billions

Subjectivity and bias in African credit ratings costs countries up to $24 billion in interest...
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Sécurité Alimentaire I La Révolution Verte, Une Urgence Pour l’Afrique I Regards Croisés : Abdoul Salam Bello & Daouda Sembène

Dans cette interview exclusive, Abdoul Salam Bello (administrateur du Groupe Afrique II au Conseil d’administration...
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Protecting Africa’s biodiversity: Africa Conservation Forum calls for stronger conservation efforts

Our CEO Daouda Sembene spoke at the first Africa Conservation Forum by IUCN which brought...
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Developing credit rating solutions for Africa’s financial needs- In conversation with Raymond Gilpin

African leaders have been rooting for the overhaul of the global financial architecture citing the...
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IDA’s capital crucial Role in Climate Financing: In coversation with CGTN Africa

Our CEO Daouda Sembene spoke to Ramah Nyang of CGTN Africa on what IDA's replenishment...
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Highlights of the Developing Credit Ratings For Africa’s Financial Needs event in Nairobi Kenya

Developing credit rating solutions tailored to Africa’s financial needs is essential for enabling African countries...
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Innovative Credit Rating Solutions for Improving Africa’s Creditworthiness -CGTN Africa

Our CEO Daouda Sembene speaks to CGTN Africa to explore why Africa needs innovative credit...
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Stakeholders Convene in Nairobi to Explore Innovative Credit Rating Solutions for African Development

Nairobi, Kenya – 28 May 2024– Stakeholders, experts, development actors, and research institutes gathered in...
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In conversation with TRT World – Why is Africa stuck in a debt trap?

Our CEO Daouda Sembene joined TRT World 's Enda Brady on a roundtale discussion that...
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Autonomisation des communautés : initiative de panneaux solaires Africatalyst et Village des Tortues

Dans une célébration de l'énergie durable, AfriCatalyst est fier de soutenir l'achèvement du projet de...
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Investing in women – A crucial step towards accelerating the green transition

The world is on the brink of a green transition that will tackle climate change...
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Press Release

The Alliance for Epidemic Preparedness and Response in West Africa (APRE) welcomes its Advisory Board...
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Tackling Africa’s debt crisis, a conversation with Aljazeera

As of 2022, more than half of the low-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa were in...
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How can Africa mobilize funding for methane action – Our CEO Daouda Sembene speaks to CNBC Africa

Methane emissions across Africa increased at an annual rate of 2 percent on average from...
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Press Release

AfriCatalyst calls for establishment of an African Methane Abatement Bond framework to finance methane action...
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African Countries Need A New Economic Model

Many countries across Africa are experiencing an economic malaise. What began as a slump for...
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Can ‘debt-for-climate’ swaps be the climate finance game-changer Africa has been waiting for?

In this podcast, Arnold Segawa engages Paolo Zacchia, on strategies, challenges, andopportunities in rolling debt-for-climate-swaps...

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