The COVID-19 pandemic has not only presented health challenges but has also led to unprecedented economic and societal challenges for which circular economy solutions can serve to curb.
"One of the key areas for AFC going forward over the next five years is how to de-risk African infrastructure for institutional global capital. How are we able to make African investment attractive to global capital?
We do that by building a coalition of investors. We are looking at how to work with a coalition of investors from across the globe for African investment opportunities. We think it is improving."
In East Africa, communities are often excluded from existing financial systems and ignored by lending institutions. Kenya based Grassroots Economics creates Community Inclusion Currencies (CICs).
AfricaLive.net talks to Shalia Agha, Director of Grassroots Economics, about building a business model that works on trust and harmony.