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Africa Finance and Investment Forum (AFIF)

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The Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) is the most pragmatic annual meeting for African SMEs, investors, financiers, market specialists and policy makers.

The forum provides a 360° experience, which includes an exclusive training for entrepreneurs, a participant catalogue, a unique B2B service (for all participants, speakers and partners) and an Entrepreneurship Award to celebrate excellence.

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AgriBusiness Forum

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The AgriBusiness Forum aims to strengthen Africa’s agriculture by bringing together the investors, CEOs, MSMEs, market specialists and policy makers.

The forum provides a 360° experience including a pre-forum training, a participant catalogue, a tailor-made B2B services and the Project Incubator Award to spotlight innovation.

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Trade Mission

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Agricultural Trade Mission

Dates - Sunday 25 November - 28 November 2018
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Join an exclusive group of 20-30 business people and access the latest technology and expertise.

EMRC trade missions give you the opportunity to find future partners and to enjoy a local cultural tour visit.

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Economic Trade Mission

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Join an exclusive group of 20-30 business people and access the latest technology and expertise.

EMRC trade missions give you the opportunity to find future partners and to enjoy a local cultural tour visit.

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Training

Access to financing & Business plan (in french)

Access to financing & Business plan (in french)

Dates - Monday 01 October - 05 October 2018

Special presentations by investors and B2B meetings will be part of the program, to allow participants to have direct contact with potential future investors.

This unique and exclusive training allows entrepreneurs to master the development of a business plan, to know the panorama of existing investors country by country - commercial banks, investment funds, lenders, foundations, as well as their criteria. respective investments. The trainer will also present the various existing financial instruments (debt, capital, leasing, factoring, etc.) and provide personalized advice to the participants to guide them towards the financing of their business projects.

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Tailor-made services

Prefeasibility and feasibility studies: Aimed at assessing the relevance, technical and financial feasibility of projects and programmes (both private and public).


Business plans: Aimed at structuring business projects under a coherent and bankable manner.


Business Development: Aimed at finding financial, commercial or technical partners within EMRC's network and further afield.


 

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We seek to empower the spirit of entrepreneurship in Africa

  • Facilitate access to finance
  • Connect businesses horizontally and vertically
  • Create an exchange of know-how
  • Engage the relevant Public-Private dialogue
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