15th November 2023 10:00 – 11:00

Africa: The next growth frontier

Africa Investors Talk Panel 

Investors should approach each African country individually rather than treating the continent as a uniform entity. These nations boast diverse cultures and unique business practices. Nevertheless, a common thread across Africa is its youthful population and expanding market. Crucially, establishing enduring and mutually advantageous partnerships in Africa necessitates an approach free from rigid conditions. Is Africa really a land of opportunities? The best time to invest in Africa is now? Who’s had success investing in Africa and why? Nothing could accelerate trade and economic growth in Africa more than infrastructure. Without it, the vast potential in agriculture, renewable energy, and raw materials cannot be realized, impeding the free flow of goods and labor. What will it take to construct the roads, ports, dams, and pipelines that Africa urgently requires? 

Seizing Africa’s Infrastructure Potential 

Africa’s Tourism & Hospitality next growth frontier The African Tourism and hospitality industry is undergoing a significant transformation driven by groundbreaking trade measures, evolving technology, and visionary leadership.  

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the largest free trade zone, is set to boost intra-African trade by reducing barriers and facilitating the movement of goods, services, and people across borders. What will it take to construct the roads, ports, dams, and pipelines that Africa urgently requires? 

Africa’s Tourism & Hospitality next growth frontier 

The African Tourism and hospitality industry is undergoing a significant transformation driven by groundbreaking trade measures, evolving technology, and visionary leadership.  

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the largest free trade zone, is set to boost intra-African trade by reducing barriers and facilitating the movement of goods, services, and people across borders. What will it take to construct the roads, ports, dams, and pipelines that Africa urgently requires? 

Africa’s Clean Energy Potential 

The puzzle pieces align seamlessly as countries work towards harnessing Africa’s abundant solar, wind, and geothermal energy (1), expanding electricity grids for efficient distribution (2), and responding to the continent’s escalating need for affordable and sustainable power (3), all while emitting minimal to no additional carbon. Numerous nations are making strides in implementing clean-energy initiatives, yet bridging the gap necessitates a blend of well-defined policies, foreign investments, and international support (4) 

Salvador Illa

Ministry of Health, Government of Spain (Special Guest Speaker)

Enric Mayolas

Consulting Director, World Health Management (Moderator)

Gonzalo Fanjul

Policy Director, Institut Salut Global

Chakib Abouzaid

Secretary General, General Arab Insurance Federation

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