Based in Côte d’Ivoire, Edgar supports the financial sector to contribute to the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda. He also provides technical support to the ACCEL AFRICA Project on financial innovation working at the intersection between financial inclusion and child labour. Edgar holds a master's degree in rural development for southern countries and an engineering diploma in agriculture, both from Montpellier SupAgro in France. He is Peruvian and speaks Spanish, English, French, and Portuguese.
The event focuses on how to engage with value chain actors and make the case to attract investments to support the implementation of national social protection schemes.