The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business and The Mali-Canada Chamber of Business signed a Memorandum of Understanding toward greater cooperation.
Ambassador of Mali, Her Excellency Fatima and Chair of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Busines, Mr. Sebastian Spio-Garbrah, signed the agreement during the Africa Accelerating conference in Toronto, Canada on 28 October 2020
The agreement will see the two organizations work together to deliver programming specific to Canada-Mali trade and investment.
B2Gold Vice President, Government Relations, Neil Reeder addressed the conference from Ottawa, outlining B2Gold’s extensive commitments in Mali; including local empowerment, community development and the provision of scholarships to Mali .
‘We thank B2Gold for their support of The Mali-Canada Chamber of Commerce,’ explained Ambassador MEITE, who noted B2Gold’s pioneering operations in Mali. ‘This Chamber will grow, in partnership with The Canada-Chamber of Business to multiply the already incredible investment and jobs created by B2Gold in Mali’
‘B2Gold has led the way in responsible investment practice and laying the foundations for local communities to flourish’ said Garreth Bloor, President of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business. ‘B2Gold represents Canadian business excellence in action’.
B2Gold is a Diamond sponsor of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, as well as Africa Accelerating 2020. The conference took place on October 27-29, from live venues in Canada and Africa with appropriate social distancing protocol, alongside hundreds of virtual delegates, including government ministers, CEOs and community leaders.