Tag: WEF

This is how COVID-19 has impacted Nigeria’s manufacturing sector

The World Economic Forum says the emergence of COVID-19 is accelerating the change of global value delivery models, with unprecedented consequences for manufactures and supply chains. Joining CNBC Africa to look at how the pandemic has impacted the manufacturing sector here in Nigeria is the President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Mansur Ahmed.

How this new construction technology can help deliver affordable housing in Rwanda

According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), there is a global affordable housing crisis. For less wealthy nations, a mix of creative solutions is needed, if they are to get anywhere near meeting the growing demand. Now, Affordable Human Needs, an international company brings a new construction technology dubbed “Earthbag Technology” into the Rwandan house construction market place. James Ngarambe, Country Director for Affordable Human Needs joins CNBC Africa for more.

#WEF20: Providing clean energy in fragile contexts

Investing in energy infrastructure has the potential not only to bring down the cost and carbon footprint in areas of displacement and fragility, but also to transform the humanitarian system. What models are most promising to catalyse investments for cleaner and cheaper energy in fragile environments?

World Economic Forum: EnQuest CEO on how to tackle the climate change crisis

CNBC International spoke to Amjad Bseisu, the CEO of EnQuest about what the consequences are if UK and European investors push oil and gas companies to hard resulting in them not investing in European assets.

World Economic Forum: President Akufo-Addo on Ghana’s response strategy for climate change

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo says the country’s national budget reflects its commitment towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He made this remark while speaking on Ghana’s climate change strategy, economic transformation and more at a press conference in the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos.

World Economic Forum: UBER CEO Khosrowshahi on company’s growth prospects in 2020

CNBC International spoke with UBER CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi to discuss the company's growth prospects in 2020.

World Economic Forum: BMO CEO on the future of finance

CNBC International spoke with the Darryl White, the CEO of BMO Financial Group asking him if he thinks it’s inevitable that rates cuts will be coming out of the Bank of Canada.

World Economic Forum: Volkswagen CEO on tech ventures, partnerships & future plans

At the ongoing World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, CNBC International had a conversation with CEO of Volkswagen (VW), Herbert Diess on their current performance and future plans.
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