The ninth Africa Investment Forum is on course to take place from 17 to 19 April in Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania on the theme “Accelerating East African Investment and Accessing a Market of a Billion People”, APA learns on Monday in a press release.
The Forum is being organized by the Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) in partnership with the government of Tanzania and the East African Community (EAC).
It is one of the longest standing international business events in the continent, and has made a practical contribution over the past decade to economic development in many countries, and the engagement of new international investors and partners.
The 2011 event will address business and investment opportunities in East Africa and the continent. It will also provide a platform for an open dialogue with the EAC Heads of State, to explore and discuss projects and direct opportunities. The Forum will highlight discussions on key topics including Investment flows, Post global financial crisis, Strengthening infrastructure for development and regional trade.
In addition, there will be round tables in crucial sectors like Agriculture, Energy, Oil and Gas, SME Development, Mining, Manufacturing, and Tourism. The Forum will provide a unique opportunity to meet and talk directly to five heads of State and their key Government ministers, as well network with Africa’s business leaders.
Happy to note that our BGI Tanzania team is attending the Africa Business Forum.