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Africa’s Creative Industries: A Potent Instrument for Economic Growth

Dear AIB audience, do join us for the fifth in our Webinar series!

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Exploring the outlook around the continent as multinationals rearrange their supply chains to take advantage of the new trade agreement.

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Date: Thursday, 01 September 2022

 

Time: 17:30 - 19:00 (GMT/UTC +2)

 

Registration: Click here

 

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Join us in conversation with industry experts as we explore what changes we can expect in terms of FDI into Africa as a result of ACfTA and how this will play out in the various regions..

How will the African Continental Free Trade Area affect investment flows to Africa?

 

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The ACfTA has the potential to generate significant economic benefits for African countries and could encourage further FDI into the continent. Who will be the winners and losers as multinationals rearrange their supply chains to take advantage of the new trade agreement?

 

Dunning Africa Centre | Hosts

Hosting the webinar are Prof. Rajneesh Narula, DAC Director and Professor of International Business Regulation at Henley UK, and Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa. They will engage our speakers in active discussion around the continent’s opportunities and challenges:

 

Dunning Africa Centre | Panelists

 

Dr Francis Mangeni’s work has contributed to economic reforms throughout Africa and assisted Africa’s diplomatic agency around the world. Andrew Mold’s areas of expertise include international economics, politics, gender and development, trade economics and development policy. Ziad Hamoui is a passionate pan-Africanist with two decades of private-sector experience in logistics and transport in Ghana, as well as a decade of development expertise across West Africa.

 

Don’t miss out on this important economic discussion at the forefront of African business development. 

 

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In case you missed last month’s DAC webinar…

 

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We discussed the untapped potential of Africa’s creative industries as a powerful instrument for economic growth. With a spotlight on Africa’s film, fashion and music industries, our speakers shared their insights on talent analysis, education, global demand, NFTs, virtual reality, formal access to capital markets, government support, and corporate structures. Click here to watch the discussion.

 

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Join us every first Thursday of the month for a new webinar

 

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Creating a platform for intelligent debate around what really matters for African business. Henley’s Dunning Africa Centre isn’t a place, it’s a continent wide conversation.

 

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