The African Development Fund – Changing the lives of African’s most vulnerable people
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Message from the President for Innovation Weekend: we want big ideas for big wins!
Innovation Weekend: we want big ideas for big wins! The Bank is now officially open from 9-11 October 2015 for an exclusive event gathering the ideas and the talent of people coming from across Africa, Europe and the US – in order to think collectively and creatively about improving the lives of the people of Africa. The goal of the Innovation Weekend is to start and grow a culture of innovation within the Bank. To this end in the coming 72 hours, the Bank’s staff, participants and partners will engage in two thematic areas with a specific emphasis on women and youth: o Financial Inclusion: Innovative solutions that can help provide near universal access of Basic financial services at low cost o Skills development: Innovative use of technology to increase youth capacity for employability and entrepreneurship.