Investing for Impact in Emerging and Frontier Markets

Investing for Impact in Emerging and Frontier Markets

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The US and Israel recently agreed to expand collaboration between USAID and MASHAV, Israel's Development Agency of International Cooperation, through co-innovation and the deployment of technology solutions to bolster and foster self-reliance in emerging and frontier markets. Chief among their priorities are the digital deployment and the dissemination of 5G technology and the promotion of policies and programs that support blended finance and impact investing. 

This discussion with public and private sector leaders explores how to leverage outcomes-based technological and financial innovations to close gaps and invest for impact.

Moderator

Glenn Yago, Senior Fellow and Founder, Financial Innovations Labs, Milken Institute; Senior Director, Milken Innovation Center, Jerusalem Institute

Panel Experts and Speakers

Bonnie Glick, Deputy Administrator, United States Agency for International Development

Ambassador Gil Haskel, Head, MASHAV: Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation

Strive Masiyiwa, Founder and Executive Chairman, Econet Group

Weldon Turner, Director, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer, GigaWatt Global

Malado Kaba, Former Minister of Economy and Finance of the Republic of Guinea; Chairwoman, Orabank Guinea; CEO, Faleme Advisory Consulting

For more information on the conference call, click here

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Published August 14, 2020