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The AFIF 2017 was convened by EMRC and hosted by the Strathmore University; in collaboration with Kenya Investment Authority, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Rabobank Foundation, Afreximbank, African Guarantee Fund, USAID-East Africa Trade and Investment Hub, East-African Chamber of Commerce, Kenya Tourism Board, AMSCO, International Finance Corporation, ESPartners, European Investment Bank, Cadre Intégré Renforcé, Pharmaccess and Green Arava.

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  • 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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