EU-West Africa Business forum 16-17 June Abidjan


EU-West Africa Business forum 16-17 June Abidjan

Dear GNBCC Member,

From 16-17 June the EU-West Africa Business forum will be held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

It is the first forum of its kind with the objective of increasing the potential attractiveness of Côte d'Ivoire for private investors and stimulating trade between ECOWAS countries and the European Union, with the aim to boost FDI and economic growth. 

The Business Forum aims to create the conditions for strengthening business partnerships between the West African and European private sectors with a view to developing local value chains with high potential for economic transformation.

The two days will be filled with seminars, panel discussions, Business to Government (B2G) and Business to Business (B2B) matchmaking.


The forum itself will cover the following value chains:

  • Agro-industry (Cassava, Cocoa, Cashew, Cotton, Shea)
  • Tropical fruits (Mango, Pineapple, Banana)
  • Information and communication technology - Computer and Information Services/ Communication Services
  • Construction - Infrastructure and Public Works, Building Materials and Furniture
  • Professional training - Continuous and specific training
  • Packaging – (wood, paper, plastic, glass)
  • Tourism (International and national tourism, Hospitality, Eco-tourism)
  • Energy (Renewable energy, Non-electrical energies)
  • Water and sanitation (Waste recycling, Urban restructuring, Drinking water supply)
  • Maritime sector (Fisheries, port infrastructure, Maritime transport)

Registration is possible  here 

It would be wonderful if GNBCC Members  could confirm registration

Kind regards,

The Organisation




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