Assembly of the African Union, 12th Ordinary Session, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1-3 February 2009

Sectors : Financial Institutions, markets, services and microfinance
Organisation : AU
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Commitments in: Private Sector development and financial services for the poor - Financial Institutions, markets, services and microfinance

“The Assembly...

...3. ENDORSES the recommendations of the Extraordinary Conference of CAMEF on Development of Micro-Finance in Africa;

4. REQUESTS the Commission to deepen the study on Development of a Roadmap and Plan of Action for Micro-Finance in Africa, and draw on Member States’ experiences in this area;

5. ALSO REQUESTS the Commission to undertake a feasibility study on the creation of a Guarantee Fund for development of micro-finance in Africa.“


“WE, African Heads of State and Government...
...8. REAFFIRM our commitment to the integration of African stock exchanges which can help to boost efficiency in the mobilization of domestic resources;”