Labour force expected to grow at 4%</li></li></ul><li>Africa and Climate Change<br />The continent with the lowest emissions stands to lose the most<br />Source: The Lancet Vol 373 May 16, 2009<br />3<br />Comparison of undepleted cumulative CO2 emissions by country for 1950–2000 <br />Regional distribution of four climate-sensitive health consequences (malaria, malnutrition, diarrhoea, and inland flood-related fatalities)<br />
Renewable energy & clean technology<br /><ul><li>Essential for sustainable economic growth
Unreliable energy supply can stunt growth by 4% in SSA
Consumption of energy shows strong links to income per capita</li></ul>Key Sectors for Growth and Impact<br />Enabling sectors that are key to poverty alleviation and economic growth<br />Telecommunications<br /><ul><li>Driver of knowledge based activities
The mobile market has seen a cumulative 50% annual growth rate over the last 5 years
Mobile phone usage increased by almost 20x between 2000 and 2008 in the 11 largest African countries (‘African 11’)</li></ul>Microfinance<br /><ul><li>Key to tackling poverty and fostering entrepreneurship
SME sector contributes more than 50% to gross GDP</li></ul>Source: How Exciting is Africa’s Potential, Goldman Sachs Strategy Series, Oct 2010; The Economics of Renewable Energy Expansion in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa, The World Bank, Jan 2010<br />4<br />
Opportunities for Investment<br />Recognizing Africa’s potential and contributing to its positive growth<br />Source: IMF Data Mapper 2009; How Exciting is Africa’s Potential, Goldman Sachs Strategy Series, Oct 2010<br />5<br />Current International Presence<br />Africa’s Growth Conditions<br />Growth Environment Score<br />(GES)<br />
Rule of Law and Good Corporate Governance<br />Africa 1994/95<br />Africa 2009<br />Not Free<br />Partly Free<br />.<br />Free<br /><ul><li>Elections are scheduled for 2011 in the DRC
Cote D’Ivoire held its first round of presidential elections, which had been postponed 6 times since 2005, last month</li></ul>Prerequisites to attracting foreign investment<br />Source: Freedom House Countries are scored on a scale of 1-7. Combined average rating for civil liberties and political freedom are 3-5 for ‘partly free’ and 5-5-7 ‘not free’<br />6<br /><ul><li>In 2009 successful elections have been held in Malawi, South Africa and Zambia
Zimbabwe and the Rep. of the Congo are the only two countries to have regressed since 1995</li></li></ul><li>African Private Equity Market<br />Africa is a growth area with historic IRRs* of 43.5% for private equity investments<br /> * Ariya Capital research: sample of 40 mid-to-large sized deals in Africa between 2000 - 2007<br />African Private Equity Investments – 2000-2007 mid to large sized deals*<br />There is a significant opportunity to achieve superior financial returns AND positive social and environmental impact by investing in Africa<br />
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