Assessing the EU’s plan to boost investment in Africa

PUBLISHED: Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:35:04 GMT

Jyrki Katainen, the Vice President at the European Union Commission for Jobs, Growth, Investment, and competitiveness says one of the main pillars of the European Union’s External Investment Plan is to mobilise investment by de-risking private sector lending in high-risk sectors and countries. CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole caught up with him on the side-lines of the Togo-EU Economic forum and he shed more light on the EU’s commitment to Africa.

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