CTI PFAN announces West African Investment Conference

The WAFCEF-2 Financing Forum, to be held in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire on 17th September 2015, will showcase promising clean energy projects from West Africa in front of Africa’s leading investors. The Financing Forum actively seeks innovative projects that are financially viable, socially responsible and environmentally beneficial.  This is the 2nd Forum for Clean Energy Financing to be held for West Africa.

CTI PFAN’s Pilot Program for Financing WAFCEF-2 seeks to identify promising projects which have the potential of raising private sector financing.

WAFCEF-2, through a business plan competition, will showcase 10 of the most promising clean energy investment opportunities in West Africa.

Ten specially selected climate change projects from around West Africa will present their business plan at the Forum. The shortlisted projects have been selected for their financial and technical viability, environmental benefits and the social responsibility from 50 projects proposals that answered the initial call for proposals, they have received intensive coaching from CTI PFAN professional advisors.

The projects that will present at the Forum represent Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal, in addition to a region-level project, with such green technologies as biofuels, biomass, biogas, hydroelectric, solar, and waste-to-energy.

WAFCEF-2 will be a great opportunity to access a select group of climate change projects with high profit potential, verified environmental and development benefits, which are ready for investment. It also provides an opportunity to network with those entrepreneurs, project developers and other market participants as well as learn more about the market for WAFCEF-2 investment and financing in West Africa.

About Registration

There is no charge for participation. After the Forum, the Award Ceremony and Reception will be held from 6pm, which all participants to the Forum will be welcome to attend.

Please register your interest to attend WAFCEF-2 online by Monday, 31 August 2015, at http://www.cti-pfan.net/events/save-the-date/WAFCEF-2

About Co-organizers

WAFCEF2 is sponsored and co-organized by CTI, CTI PFAN, the United States Agency for International Development, the International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer, together with the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa of the African Development Bank, the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement, and the African Biofuels and Renewable Energy Company, which is affiliated with the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development.

(Republished with permission of CTI PFAN)