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March 14 - 16, 2024 (EAT)

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Kigali Serena Hotel

KN 3 Avenue
Kigali, Kigali City, Rwanda

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The 6th East African Banking & Microfinance Forum hosted by Trade and Development Bank (TDB), in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB) will take place from 14-15 March 2024 at Kigali Serena, Kigali, Rwanda.

This two-day in-person forum will seek to discuss innovative strategies for enhancing financial inclusion and sustainable finance in the region. Additionally, the Forum will address digital transformation, fintech disruption, and cybersecurity challenges in the banking industry while promoting collaboration and partnerships among banks, fintech companies, and other stakeholders for driving inclusive economic growth.

Why Attend?

Engage with cutting-edge ideas, and visionary leaders who are revolutionizing the financial landscape. Uncover the strategies and innovations driving inclusive growth, ensuring that banking becomes a catalyst for positive change in society. 

Learn how technological advancements are reshaping the financial landscape and contributing to sustainable development in the region.

Explore the unique challenges and opportunities that East Africa presents in this evolving landscape and discover how innovative approaches can drive positive change. This discussion is your gateway to understanding the pivotal role digital innovation plays in fostering sustainable financial ecosystems.

Stay ahead of the curve, gain valuable knowledge, and contribute to the ongoing dialogue about creating a more inclusive and equitable financial future. Secure your place now to be part of this impactful exploration into the transformation of banking for inclusive growth!

Who Should Attend?

  • Banking associations
  • Capital markets
  • Commercial banks
  • Development organizations
  • Economists
  • Fintechs
  • Insurance companies
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Microfinance institutions
  • Policy makers 
  • Private sector
  • Stock exchange
  • Government entities
  • Impact investors
  • Green finance funds
  • Agri funds
  • Climate funds

About The Organizers


Established in 1985, the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) is a regional development finance institution, with investment grade ratings and assets of USD 8bn. TDB serves 25 member states in its region, with the mandate to finance and foster trade, regional economic integration and sustainable development, through trade finance, project and infrastructure finance and asset management.

With now 47 sovereign and institutional shareholders, the consistent delivery of triple bottom line development impact alongside attractive financial returns have enabled TDB to position itself as a trusted partner to intermediate debt capital from multilateral and bilateral banks, commercial banks and investors from across the globe into the region it serves.

TDB is part of TDB Group, which also comprises the Trade and Development Fund (TDF), Eastern and Southern African Trade Advisers Limited (ESATAL), TDB Captive Insurance Company (TCI), and the TDB Academy.

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The European Investment Bank is the lending arm of the European Union. We are the biggest multilateral financial institution in the world and one of the largest providers of climate finance.

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EIB-IMF e-Learning Course on Financial Development and Financial Inclusion.

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