How Do We Finance Africa’s Development? Who Does What and Why Does It Matter?

How Do We Finance Africa’s Development? Who Does What and Why Does It Matter?

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | King Hall Room 1002 | 12:00 PM

Dotse Tsikata | African Development Bank | Visiting Scholar, UC Davis School of Law

Dotse Tsikata leads the corporate finance legal team at the African Development Bank in Tunisia. He is an expert in international administrative law and sovereign debt. He has been based at the Bank’s Headquarters in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire and its Temporary Relocation Agency in Tunis, Tunisia.

The African Development Bank Group is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries. Founded in 1964 and is comprised of three entities: The African Development Bank, the African Development Fund and the Nigeria Trust Fund. The mission is to fight poverty and improve living conditions on the continent through promoting the investment of public and private capital in projects and programs that are likely to contribute to the economic and social development of the region. The AfDB is a financial provider to African governments and private companies investing in the regional member countries.