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AFRICA’S GREEN ECONOMY SUMMIT I 21-23 FEBRUARY 2024 CAPE TOWNSpotlight on Africa's Green Champions

Presenting projects is core to the objective of the Summit. Through live project pitches, showcases and digital listings, we are able to connect projects to a network of global and local investors 365 days a year.

  • Attend >30 live project pitches with an investment pipeline over $1bn
  • Download project pitch decks to support your decision
  • Sit down with project owners and learn about opportunities
  • Pre-qualify your project for targeted investor interest
  • Demonstrate your potential project returns and growth



The Pitch Stage provides an exceptional opportunity for you to present your project to an attentive audience of investors and corporate representatives eager to delve deeper into your ideas and vision.

  • Be one of the 60 selected projects pitching to a curated investor audience
  • Unveil your business in a conducive and dynamic atmosphere in a 5 minute pitch
  • Receive invaluable insights and constructive feedback on your solutions
  • Identify potential investors who share a genuine interest in supporting and nurturing your entrepreneurial vision

This is your chance to connect with those who are willing to champion your dream and bring it to fruition!

Have you ever seen a competitive city without a good public transport system? That just doesn’t gel.

William Dachs| CEO | Gautrain


The Summit aims to highlight various African projects seeking financial support at various stages of growth in the green economy sectors.

Over the course of two days, project owners will be the focal point, drawing in more than 500 attendees.

  • Showcase your project to investors, funders, and industry leaders.
  • Boost your brand's visibility to a highly engaged audience.
  • Forge valuable partnerships by networking with like-minded professionals.


The Summit offers a FREE online directory showcasing green projects in Africa, enabling global funders and investors to access data and pitch decks for faster connections and investments in critical projects advancing the continent's net-zero transition.

  • Discover a spectrum of projects spanning startups to national endeavors.
  • Navigate through all stages from pre-feasibility to implementation.
  • Get first hand on impactful and profitable projects in need of financial support.


Showcase your project and gain exclusive access to a curated dataset, unparalleled in scope and quality throughout the African continent. This dataset is a valuable resource that can provide unique insights and opportunities for your business's growth.

  1. Request more information by talking to our team
  2. Identify the showcase options available for your project
  3. Select your pod with our team
  4. Prepare your journey to Cape Town and enjoy!

Project Partners


The whole experience has been incredible, the assistance before and during the event from VUKA team has been outstanding. During my pitch I’ve been asked quite a few questions meaning that people got truly interested. It was like most of the delagates suddenly realized that infectious medical waste is also real, and it is much more hazardous and dangerous than the general waste…..luckily we now have a solution for a safe, environmentally friendly management. During the 2 days I had 9 official meetings, plus various delegates coming to talk to me after the pitch, lot of interest. I’m busy following-up with all of them, I will keep you posted on developments.

Alloro Africa

On behalf of Zero Carbon Charge, I wanted to thank you sincerely for your support and for the opportunity to be a part of the Africa's Green Economy Summit. This opportunity allowed me to meet dozens of people that I would've previously not bee able to meet, and I am truly grateful. We now have about 8 follow up meetings which may yield positive results for investment in our company. Well done to you both and your team for a fabulous and well executed event.

Zoe Slattery Zero Carbon Charge

Having funders in the room was excellent, and the increased visibility was highly valuable. Partners appreciated the opportunity to engage with fellow attendees (...) which provided WESGRO with a more comprehensive perspective on projects in Africa.

Belvana Abeli WESGRO

2024 Sponsors & Partners

Title Sponsor
Partner Organisation
Title Sponsor
Sanlam Investments
Partner Organisation
African Union
Host Province
Host City
Host Province
Western Cape Government
Host City
City Of Cape Town
Gold Sponsors
Milken-Motsepe Prize
Nedbank CIB
Silver Sponsors
Investment Promotion Partner
Empowerment Partner
Investment Promotion Partner
Empowerment Partner
Partner Institutes
Global Green Growth Institute
World Resources Institute
Host Media Partner
Knowledge Partner
Auto Development Partner
Special Economic Zone Partner
Host Media Partner
ESI Africa
Knowledge Partner
Frost & Sullivan
Auto Development Partner
Special Economic Zone Partner
Supporting Partners
African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank
National Business Initiative
Project Partners
Alex Searle
Bellcrescent Partners
Catapult Energy Systems
Circular Energy
Edge Growth
Media Partners
African Banker
African Business
Global Africa Network
Global Water Intelligence
Green Economy Media
Green Times
Highways Today
Mining Review Africa
Savvy Investor
South African Business

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Fill in the form below and our team will help you with information about the event, and answer any questions you have.

  • Showcase your project to investors, funders, and industry leaders.
  • Boost your brand's visibility to a highly engaged audience.
  • Forge valuable partnerships by networking with like-minded professionals.

Project & Innovation Showcases

The Africa's Green Economy Summit will spotlight a range of African projects looking for funding at different stages of development within the green economy sectors.
The project owners will take centre stage in the main networking area, bringing together around 700 attendees for two days, conveniently located near the Pitch Stage.

Project listings

FREE submission of your project to the online directory

The Summit provides a complimentary online directory illustrating green projects in Africa. Promoted to a global community of funders and investors the directory allows access to data and pitch decks to connect and accelerate investment to critcal projects driving the continent towards a net-zero transition.

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  • The featured green economy projects encompass a spectrum from startups to extensive municipal or national undertakings.
  • Projects are included from the pre-feasibility stage through to implementation.
  • The directory spotlights projects in need of financial support that are poised to make a significant impact within various sectors of the green economy.