Sanabel's 16th annual conference will center on the theme of embracing global trends and how they are transforming the microfinance landscape in Arab countries. Participants will engage in insightful discussions, sharing perspectives on the challenges and opportunities presented by these trends, while reflecting on their level of preparedness to tackle their impact.
The conference will feature comprehensive technical tracks aimed at facilitating knowledge sharing and empowering participants with innovative strategies and best practices.
The Technical Tracks Include:
- Green Finance: Exploring sustainable financial solutions that align with environmental goals and drive responsible practices within the microfinance and financial inclusion sector.
- Agri Finance: Addressing the role of microfinance in supporting agricultural development, fostering rural growth, and ensuring food security in the Arab region.
- Gender Gap: Examining the gender disparity in financial inclusion and exploring effective approaches to empower women entrepreneurs and clients.
- Risks and Possible Opportunities: Assessing the risks faced by financial services providers and identifying potential opportunities for growth and resilience.
- Digitization: Analyzing the impact of digital transformation on microfinance operations, expanding outreach, and enhancing financial service delivery.
- Conflict and Resilience: Exploring the impact of conflicts and socio-political challenges on the microfinance sector, and devising strategies to build resilience and support affected communities.
- Responsible Finance: Promoting ethical and responsible financial practices that prioritize client welfare, transparency, and social impact while ensuring sustainable growth for financial institutions.