The main objective of the conference is to advance the agenda of maximizing finance for development in the blue economy, by optimizing the use of scarce public resources and crowding in the private sector. More specifically, the conference will aim to enhance knowledge and highlight innovative solutions on how Africa can maximize finance to support sustainable blue economy initiatives.


Mr. Vincent Meriton

Vice President of the Republic of Seychelles

Ms. Laura Tuck

Vice President, Sustainable Development, World Bank Group

Mr. Mark Lundell

Country Director, World Bank

Ms. Karin Kemper

Senior Director, Environment and Natural Resources, World Bank

  • Seychelles
    Marine Spatial Plan Initiative

    Supporting healthy oceans, communities, and the Blue Economy.

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  • Seychelles' Conservation
    and Climate Adaptation Trust

    Investing in Seychelles' blue future

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