for a more responsible and inclusive finance for sustainable development

Words from the Founder

A well-functioning financial environment enhances financial access for households, firms and governments. This leads to more wealth creation by the economic agents, and hence, is conducive to harmonious and sustainable economic development environment of States. To that end, Prof. Issouf Soumaré, with over 20 years of experience in finance, has initiated and participated in several initiatives on Africa (Initiatives Soumaré). The aim of these benevolent initiatives is to contribute to the development and popularization of finance on the African continent.

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The mission of the Institute Soumaré is to contribute to the development of finance on the African continent by promoting and supporting innovative and high value added initiatives.

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Operationalization of the Côte d’Ivoire Commodity Exchange

Côte d’Ivoire, 2019-2020

Since January 2019, the Institute Soumaré of Finance has been supporting the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM the French acronym) and the Ivorian Government, represented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MINADER), in the operationalization and launch of the Agricultural Commodity Exchange of Côte d’Ivoire (BMPA-CI).

5th African Actuarial Congress

15-16 march 2018, Casablanca, Morocco.

Prof. Issouf Soumaré was invited speaker at the plenary panel on the development of the banking industry in Africa at the 5thAfrican Actuarial Congress organised by the Moroccan Association of Actuaries […]