Global Gender Summit: AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina on how AFAWA aims to close gender-credit gap for women

PUBLISHED: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 10:51:40 GMT


One of the highlights of the Global Gender Summit in Kigali was the launch of the African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA). This is a risk-sharing facility that aims to close the $42 billion gender-credit gap for women enterprises in Africa. CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor caught up with President of African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina to discuss this initiative.

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