About the Ease of Doing Business Initiative 2016 Conference

The Government of Kenya will host the Ease of Doing Business Initiative (EDBI) Conference. The conference is scheduled to take place from May 3rd 2016 to May 6th 2016 at the Safari Park Hotel Nairobi, Kenya.

The EDBI Conference is a peer-to-peer learning event requested by African countries and supported by the World Bank Group, to facilitate knowledge sharing on Doing Business reforms. It aims at showcasing and facilitating replication of best practice, best fit in reforming, ideas, opinions and expertise on the legal and institutional framework underpinning successful business environment reforms in order to help pave the way for bigger and better business and increased investment flows in Sub Saharan Africa. More specifically, this knowledge transfer gathering offers an excellent opportunity for the participating African countries to learn from each other’s experience in implementing reforms thereby facilitating job creation by the private sector.

The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Digitizing Business - Leveraging ICT to enhance the Business Environment’. The 3-day conference will bring together over 300 delegates drawn from government, industry and business leaders as well as international investors, economists and academics from Africa.

Why attend the EDBI 2016 Conference

  • Learn how the Governments in Africa are integrating ICT to their reform agenda with significant success and tangible impact.
  • EDBI Conference is the peer-to-peer platform for African reformers to share key lessons and best practices.
  • The knowledge shared will contribute towards improving the business environment in Africa.

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