JOIN US: TEF and UNDP Announce U$25 million Recovery Programme for Mali

Join us to witness the groundbreaking launch of the TEF-UNDP Mali Entrepreneurship Programme.

DATE: October 12, 2020

Time: 3:00pm-3:30pm GMT / 4:00pm-4:30pm WAT

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The Tony Elumelu Foundation(TEF) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will on Monday, October 12, 2020, formally flag off the TEF–UNDP Mali Entrepreneurship Programme which aims to identify, train, mentor and fund 10,000 Malian entrepreneurs over the next 3 years.

This programme represents a critical economic intervention to assist the restoration of peace and economic stability in Mali, and a further demonstration of the Tony Elumelu Foundation’s fundamental belief that the empowerment of young entrepreneurs will significantly assist Africa’s economic and social development.


1.    Malian President of Transition, Head of State, Baw Ndaw

2.    ECOWAS Chair, H.E. Jean Claude Kassi Brou

3.    Tony Elumelu, Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation and Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) – CO-HOST

4.    UNDP Administrator, Achim Steiner – CO-HOST

5.    UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Africa, Ahunna Eziakonwa

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