On the sidelines of the World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings, the Managing Director of Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations of Gabon took part in the conference on " The Deposit and Consigment Fund (DCF) of Gabon, a model for the mobilization of Savings for Growth and Development, held in Washington DC, April 11, 2019, at 4:45 pm, at the World Bank headquarters.
This event brought together leaders and managers of the Caisses des Dépôts (CDC) in Europe and Africa to highlight the contribution of these institutions to growth and development and the existing complementarities and to build with them. development banks.
As panelist at the roundtable: How do CDCs contribute to growth and development. Mr. Herman NZOUNDOU BIGNOUMBA had the opportunity (i) to present the activities of the CDC of Gabon and in particular the local management of the funds of the Green Climate Fund (GCF), for which it has been a delivery partner since September 2015, (ii) to discuss the common objectives and the lines of collaboration with international donors, and finally (iii) to explain how the Forum des caisses is important for its members and that the themes that have developed there make it possible to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of caisses in their role of supporting communities and structuring public and private partnerships.
Deposit-taking funds are institutional investors with a significant social impact who work for resilient and climate-responsible economic development.