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On July 21, 2022, the Corporate Council on Africa hosted the Investing in Women and Youth: Sustainable Growth as one of the panels in the U.S. - Africa Business Summit.

The purpose of this panel was to convene leaders on issues related to women and youth with emphasis on the potential of these groups as well as the challenges faced and the solutions to those challenges. The session was ...

Abdou Diop, the Chair of the Africa Committee of the Moroccan General Confederation of Enterprises, moderated the closing plenary on Building Forward Together – the future. This session looked at a range of important initiatives to accelerate economic development and prosperity, including the launch of the Partnership for Global Infrastructure Investment at the G7 Summit June 26-27. Speakers ...

On the 20th of July, the Corporate Council on Africa hosted the High-Level Dialogue on Building a Just Energy Transition to Net Zero in Africa. The panel was moderator by Adam Kendall, Partner at Mckinsey. Panelists included Paul Hinks, President, and CEO, Symbion Power; Said Elhadi, CEO, Nareva Holding; Mr. Ken Mugambi, Deputy CEO, Trinity Holdings Group of Companies; Chinonso T. Emehelu, Senior ...

On Thursday, July 21, 2022, the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) hosted a roundtable discussion with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on the challenges and opportunities facing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The event was moderated by UNECA trade policy expert Nadia Hasham and convened SME owners, international organizations, development finance institutions ...

On Thursday, July 21, 2022, At the U.S. – Africa Business Summit, a panel session was held on The SMEs: Fueling the Recovery and Economic Growth. The panel focused on the role of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in contributing to innovation, job creation, and global economic growth, as well as on the need to scale up. The session, moderated by Nadia Hasham, Trade Policy Expert, United Nations ...

On Wednesday, July 20, 2022, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) hosted a High-Level Dialogue on Building Africa's Capacity for Local Production of Medical Products at the 14th U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Marrakech, Morocco. The panel focused on best practices and practical considerations for expanding vaccine and medicine production in Africa, was moderated by Azuka Okeke, CEO, Africa Resource ...

On Wednesday, July 20, 2022, Corporate Council on Africa hosted the Leveraging Financing Options to Accelerate SDG Progress. Despite the overwhelming consensus and commitment to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, resource mobilization from both public and private sectors has been a challenge.

On Thursday, July 21, 2022, Corporate Council on Africa hosted the From Mining to Manufacturing: Africa in the Driver’s Seat. As the demand for wind and solar energy and for electric vehicles has skyrocketed, supplies have been constrained by a concentration of processing facilities in China.

On Wednesday, July 20th, 2022, the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) held a High-Level Dialogue on “Building a Sustainable Food Ecosystem”. The High-Level Dialogue was one of five sessions held as part of CCA’s annual U.S. African – Business Summit. The High-Level Dialogue focused on agricultural interventions to promote sustainable food ecosystems, was moderated by Dr. Mima Nedelcovych of ...

On Friday, July 22, 2022, the Corporate Council on Africa hosted a panel on “Greater Integration in the African Automotive Industry.” The panel was moderated by Rabia El Alama, managing director of American Chamber of Commerce Morocco, who focused on enhancing the currently minimal role played by Africa in the global automotive industry; less than 1% of cars produced annually are made in Africa ...