Speakers included Abendra Patten, officer in charge, financial systems and infrastructures, Agence française de développement (Mauritius-Seychelles), Manisha Dookhony, economist and expert in market reforms, Africa Rise, Pradeep Rawa, Head of Treasury, CIM Financial Services Ltd, Xavier Bathfield, Head of Mauritian and Regional Corporates, Mauritius Commercial Bank and Serge Rajaobelina, President, Sahanala. The session was moderated by Avinash Ramessur, Consultant, Technical Assistance Sunref Mauritius.
The third and last day of the Forum Économique des Îles de l’océan Indien (FEIO) is dedicated to financing. Through the interactions between investors and donors on the one hand, and the entrepreneurs and project leaders on the other, the objective is to better understand current trends.
What are the new solutions available or in the pipeline to finance tomorrow? What are the expectations of startups and project leaders with regards to financial institutions?
Themed “How to finance tomorrow”, this morning’s workshop put forward initiatives aiming at promoting a fairer, more sustainable and resilient development.
It is necessary to analyze these financial products in the light of the challenges that the region is faced with. This workshop concludes, in a way, the themes were debated during the first two days of the Forum, which consisted of creating a bluer, greener, and smarter tomorrow…