1st April 2019

The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation (GCAF) together with the European Investment Bank (EIB) are organising a conference

To develop rural economies, the EIB is strengthening microfinance in Africa


Keynote address

– Ambroise FAYOLLE, Vice-Chairman, European Investment Bank (EIB)

– Jérôme BRUNEL, Secretary General, Crédit Agricole S.A & Board member, Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation (GCAF)

Round-table discussion

– Soukeyna BA, Former Minister of Senegal, Executive Director, INAFI International Foundation & Board member, GCAF

– Ambroise FAYOLLE, Vice-Chairman, EIB

– Mamadou Lamine GUEYE, CEO, Caurie

– Eric CAMPOS, Managing Director, Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation & CSR Director, Crédit Agricole S.A.


Closing speech

– Jean-Marie Sander, Chairman, GCAF


– The development of rural areas in Africa, an absolute necessity?

– Rural microfinance in Africa: what are the challenges? What are the opportunities?

– Banks and rural microfinance: the impact of alliances

– Microfinance, gender and climate change: destinies are linked

For more information please contact carolina.herrera@credit-agricole-sa.fr 

Picture: Didier Gentilhomme