Past Events

Unlocking Nature’s Value – Commercial Opportunities for Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in Africa

Organizers: Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in Africa

Theme: Harnessing the commercial potential of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in Africa for sustainable development and biodiversity conservation. Title: Unlocking Nature’s Value – Commercial Opportunities for Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in Africa Date & Time: Wednesday 31 January | 2PM-4PM EAT   Objectives: Empower ANCA members: Equip members with knowledge and resources to identify and capitalise on commercial NbS opportunities. Connect stakeholders: Facilitate…

Date: January 31, 2024 Location: Online Venue: Online

TNFD set to unveil Game-Changing Nature Reporting Framework in Kenya

Organizers: ANCA Africa

The Task Force on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) will launch its final recommendations in Kenya, with key partners such as the Africa Natural Capital Alliance (ANCA), Kenya Bankers Association(KBA), and Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA). The TNFD’s recommendations aim to guide market participants in reporting on nature, bridging the gap between nature degradation and financial…

Date: December 6, 2023 Location: Nairobi, Kenya Venue: Nairobi, Kenya

Enhancing conservation and resilience through biocredits: Collaborative market design through South-South learning

Organizers: FSD Africa and Nature Finance

Biodiversity being inherently local, how can we ensure nature’s custodians play a key role in shaping biodiversity credit market’s governance, price setting and principles? How do we embed these stakeholders across national and international processes? What are the practical pathways to integrate local communities and Indigenous Peoples’ knowledge, needs, interests and relationship to stewarding nature…

Date: December 5, 2023 Location: Global Climate Action Zone, Venue: Lab 2: Al Jeer

Promoting and Scaling National Nature Strategies (NNS)

Organizers: ANCA Africa

This event is jointly organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa), with support from McKinsey & Company who together have developed a Framework for National Nature Strategies which will be launched at the event. Event objectives: To show-case and rally African countries and their development…

Date: December 9, 2023 Location: Africa Pavilion Venue: (hybrid event)

Bridging finance and biodiversity for inclusive locally-led Climate Action

Organizers: FSD Africa

Climate change is a multifaceted crisis that demands a cohesive effort to mobilize financial resources, harness cutting-edge solutions, and leverage biodiversity as a foundation for sustainability. The interplay between finance, and biodiversity offers a potent opportunity to address climate change comprehensively and drive lasting positive outcomes. Connecting climate finance with local communities enhances the efficient…

Date: December 6, 2023 Location: Hybrid event at the COP28 Resilience Hub Venue: The Resilience Hub Platform.

Navigating Nature’s Path – A Global Discourse on Central Bank Stress Testing on Nature.

Organizers: FSD Africa

FSD Africa and the African Natural Capital Alliance (ANCA), will be hosting an event at COP 28 to discuss how regulators in Africa and across the world are beginning their journey on nature. Humanity and economic activity fundamentally depend on natural capital—the world’s stock of natural assets that are declining at an unprecedented rate. The adoption…

Date: December 5, 2023 Location: Dubai, Stage 4 (Thematic arena 4 - Nature), Venue: Blue Zone Shared Presentation Stages.

Promoting the Adoption of the Task Force on Nature Related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) in Kenya’s Banking Industry

The TNFD Secretariat in partnership with Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) is pleased to launch of the TNFD Framework themed: Promoting the Adoption of the Task Force on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures. Both recognise that the launch event will foster dialogue among stakeholders drawn from Government, academic institutions and the private sector, including from the financial services…

Date: November 6, 2023 Location: Nairobi, Kenya Venue: Radisson blu, Upper Hill

Investment Opportunity in Africa’s Natural Capital

Organizers: AFSIC

This session will highlight why nature is the next big investment opportunity in Africa, outline some of the new tools and metrics being developed to help investors assess the risks and opportunities of investing in nature and introduce a groundbreaking initiative to enhance biodiversity measurement and develop a robust pipeline of investment opportunities in Africa….

Date: October 9, 2023 Location: London, UK Venue: Park Suite 3 and 4, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge

A New Agenda for Nature in Africa: Media Roadshow

Organizers: ANCA

In collaboration with management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, ANCA is launching a report titled “The Emerging Regulatory Agenda: Improving Transparency of nature-related Risks in Africa.” This report emphasises the risks to financial and economic stability posed by nature loss and advocates for urgent action by African financial regulators to protect nature. Given that the African…

Date: July 25, 2023 Location: Nairobi, Kenya

African Natural Capital Alliance (ANCA) Gala Dinner

Organizers: ANCA

ANCA is hosting a gala dinner for members who will be at the Africa Climate Summit / Africa Climate Week (ACS/ACW), along with representatives from the public sector. Guests will have the opportunity to not only learn about ANCA and its mandate but review key highlights from the ACS and the forward look to COP28….

Date: June 9, 2023 Location: Nairobi, Kenya Venue: Villa Ros Kenmpinski

Harnessing the power of finance for nature: Building resilient African economies

Organizers: FSD Africa

The session will highlight the role of governance and frameworks such as the TNFD as a catalyst for investment in nature, spark debate and discussion on the role of finance in enabling nature conservation from the perspectives of the real economy, non-state actors, and the donor community, and much more. Tuesday, 5th September, 0900hrs –…

Date: May 9, 2023 Location: Nairobi, Kenya Venue: KICC

Pioneering the future of nature in Africa

The session will bring together leaders from several African states, including the Presidents of Rwanda, the Republic of Congo, and Burundi, to engage in a high-level dialogue on nature and biodiversity in Africa. The event will provide a platform for these African leaders to discuss key challenges, opportunities, and policy interventions aimed at promoting nature…

Date: May 9, 2023 Location: Nairobi, Kenya Venue: KICC