Sankalp Africa is set to hold its African 5th edition summit at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies in Nairobi on March 1 and 2 this year.
According to Agostine Ndungu of Sankalp Forum, the summit will aim at connecting entrepreneurs with investors, corporates and policy makers to facilitate their growth strategies for the region.
The meeting, whose theme is Open Alliances for a Sustainable and Inclusive Africa 2030 will also seek to connect entrepreneurs with investors, corporates and policy makers to facilitate open alliances for sustainable and inclusive African 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“We are committed to driving a forward-looking agenda with a focus on the challenges and opportunities that are unique to the African continent. that is why we have this year chosen to majorly focus on the African SDG 17 goals that includes among others; Poverty eradication, Zero Hunger environment, Good Health and Well-being,Quality Education, Clean Water and Sanitation and Affordable and Clean Energy,” he said,
The event, which is organised by Intellecap and other partners, according to Ndungu, will bring together over 1,000 delegates from over 40 countries globally.
“We look forward to hosting over 100 guests globally. Out of the number, 10 percent will be self described investors, individuals or institutions, 30 percent will be entrepreneurs while the rest will be intermediaries,” added Ndungu.
Other than focus on the African SDGs, the forum will also discuss how to find new ideas and solutions to delivering on the ambitious opportunity to entrepreneurs, find a way of unlocking such opportunities and also deliberate on the building blocks of an integrated and innovation-led economy.
The two-day event will be marked with bee hive of activities that will see over 50 sessions guided by a three-pillar based conversation that is; Knowledge, Capital and Networks.
“Other than the delegates from West Africa, we also expect a team from japan, china, Netherlands, United Kingdom and Asia,” said Ndungu.