This Forum, which takes place as part of the Africa Climate Week, aims to catalyse private sector investment, and financial as well as substantive support from all relevant stakeholders to help Ghana implement its climate committments. The Investment Forum will showcase proven climate solutions to attract private investment, present investment-ready climate NDC projects and introduce entry points for private sector to engage in NDC actions.




  • Launch Ghana’s NDC implementation plan with national priority;
  • Present priority projects to support the NDC implementation of the country to potential investors;
  • Showcase investment opportunities for private sector and strengthen their role in the implementation of NDCs;
  • Introduce national best practices, success stories and key learning points;
  • Promote coordinated policy making environment with the understanding of interrelatedness of Climate Action and respective SDGs by introducing innovative SDG impact assessment tool;
  • Address climate finance needs and barriers through innovative policy, technology and finance solutions for NDC implementation;
  • Discuss policy incentives engaging local, regional and national authorities.
  • Review entry points to integrate gender equality and advocate women’s empowerment into NDC implementation and planning.


Day 1 - March 18, 2019
08:00-09:00     Registration of participants
09:00-09:15     Opening: Opening Remarks
09:20-10:00     Session 1: Urgency of the Issue, Scale of the Need and Opportunity
10:00-11:00     Coffee Break and Networking
11:00-12:30     Session 2: Increase Climate Project Flow with Innovative Finance
12:30-13:30     Lunch break
13:30-14:30     Session 3: Accelerating Private Sector Investment (in press conference format)
14:30-15:00     Coffee Break and Networking
15:00-16:00     Session 4: Adapting to Climate Change: Resilience, Security and Finance
16:00-16:30     Coffee Break and Networking
16:30-18:00     Session 5: Climate Action and SDGs
18:00-20:00     Evening Cocktail networking session

Day 2 - March 19, 2019
08:00-09:00     Registration of participants
09:00-10:30     Session 1: Ghana’s Macro-Economic Investment Environment: Increasing Investor’s Confidence
10:30-11:00     Coffee Break and Networking
11:00-12:30     Session 2: Stripping Away the Risk: Crowding in Private Sector Finance
12:30-13:30     Lunch break
13:30-14:30     Session 3: Standardizing Green Projects to Accelerate Climate Finance
14:30-15:00     Coffee Break and Networking
15:00-17:30     Session 4: Showcasing: Implementing the Paris Agreement; Investors’ Reactions
17:30-18:00     Closing Remarks
18:00-19:00     Evening Cocktail networking session


The Forum, which is organized by the Government of Ghana and UN Development. For more information please contact and

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