WASHINGTON, DC, USA, November 22, 2022, /African Media Agency/-The Corporate Council on Africa is pleased to announce that it is co-hosting the United States-Africa Business Forum (USABF) on December 14, 2022, which will bring together African leaders from state, US and African business and government leaders to discuss the most promising sectors in which to advance mutually beneficial two-way trade and investment. USABF is a key pillar of the United States-Africa Leaders Summit (USALS) that US President Joe Biden will host in Washington, DC, from December 13-15.
Under the theme “Partnership for a Prosperous and Resilient Future,” USABF will be hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Business Council for Africa (CCA), and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Prosper Africa initiative. The goal of the USABF forum is to strengthen Africa’s role in the global economy, develop innovation and entrepreneurship, create jobs, drive progress in key economic sectors and foster growth. inclusive and sustainable on both sides of the Atlantic.
USABF, by invitation only, will provide networking opportunities for more than 500 attendees and a series of high-level panels featuring U.S. and African CEOs, African heads of state, and heads of U.S. government agencies focused on topics and sectors essential for the present and the future. trade and investment relationship between the United States and Africa.
The Corporate Council on Africa will also be hosting several side events from December 11-16 with topics spanning trade, food security, climate change and health (click here for more information on several side events the CCA will be hosting). While the speakers are already confirmed, CCA is pleased to announce the following African Heads of State who have confirmed their attendance and will be the guest speakers:
· HE Filipe Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique
· SE Mokgweetsi Masisi, Republic of Botswana
· HE William Ruto, President of Kenya
· HE Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria
“The United States-Africa Business Forum is a momentous opportunity to continue to build bridges between the United States and Africa and to forge bilateral trade and investment partnerships. The Corporate Council on Africa is honored to work with our partners at the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and Prosper Africa to unite U.S. and African governments and private sector leaders to engage on several critical issues impacting the U.S.-African economy relationship. We look forward to the business relationships that will be established, the new agreements that will be solidified, and the new partnerships that will be launched,” said Florie Liser, President and CEO of the Corporate Council on Africa.
For more information on the United States-Africa Business Forum, please visit CCA website.
For questions about the 2022 US-Africa Business Forum, please email [email protected]
For questions regarding ACC side events, please email [email protected].
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