Enabling broad-based Canada-Africa Trade and Investment

Discover how Canada's partners across Africa are supporting the enablement of markets, and investing in the entrepreneurs and companies active within them. All while considering the vital role of women-led businesses in entrepreneurship and trade.

On Wednesday 12 August 2020, we addressed the latest on Canadian partnerships enabling both new trade markets, while directly investing into Africa’s entrepreneurial companies.

Speakers included David Luke, Coordinator of the African Trade Policy Centre; Matt Davis, CEO of Renew Strategies with its various investment funds; and Sindi Mzamo, President of the Circle of Global Business Women. 



10:00 Welcome by Susan Namulindwa, Vice President, The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business
10:05 David Luke, Coordinator of the Africa Trade Policy Centre
10:15 Matt Davis, CEO at Renew Strategies
10:25 Sindi Mzamo, President of the Circle of Global Business Women
10:35 Allen Asiimwe, Chief Technical Officer, TradeMark East Africa
10:45 Q&A & Closing Remarks by Her Excellency Sibongiseni Dlamini-Mntambo, High Commissioner of South Africa, Country Chair of the African Union


We are delighted to acknowledge our partner Global Affairs Canada in delivering this webinar.


We also warmly recognize the active participation of the non-governmental Africa Trade Desk in Ottawa headed by Susan Namulindwa, as well as the Commonwealth Business Women Network (Kenya) chaired by Nana Wanjau.





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