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ApiTrace Update

The ApiTrace project will bring the wholesale market for African Honey to the rural producer and turn it into a cash crop. Link

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World Bee Day - 2020

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
On May 20, 2021 12:00 PM Nairobi

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Become the Next Tony Elumelu Entreprenuer

Kilimo Na Biashara

Exporting to African Countries Under AfCFTA

Collabinar number 24 - R and P Consulting

William Stenhouse is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


Topic: Collabinar number 24 – R and P Consulting
Time: Dec 23, 2020 07:00 PM Dubai


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Towards a Post-Covid Africa

6th African Summit On Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Government's Post Covid Recovery Strategies for MSMEs

Food ACTION Alliance: Advanced Action in Africa

The Malabo Agricultural Policy Learning Event, (MAPLE)

The Malabo Agricultural Policy Learning Event”, MAPLE, will be held on 3rd and 4th December and registration is open.
Please register through the links below”
The Meeting Platform link is herehttps://maple.aucaadp.org/home
The Registration link is here: https://maple.aucaadp.org/registration

Resetting the Food System from Farm to Fork

The Role of Economic Zones in Supporting the Implementation of the AfCFTA and Regional Integration

Africa Economic Zones Organization (AEZO) is pleased to invite you to its 5th Annual Meeting to be held on December 3rd, 2020 in conjunction with the AfCFTA Business Forum under the theme: “The Role of Economic Zones in Supporting the Implementation of the AfCFTA and Regional Integration”.
The AEZO 5th Annual Meeting will be held in a hybrid format: a physical event hosted by Tanger Med Group in Tangier – Morocco, and virtual retransmission giving the opportunity to thousands of participants to follow live the deliberations and interact with C-Level representatives from Economic Zones, Investments and Promotions Agencies and International organizations.
This year edition will focus on the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), exploring challenges and opportunities for SEZs as well as how it could contribute to generate growth, foster regional integration and enhance Africa intra-trade.
Kindly find attached the invitation letter, the concept note and a draft agenda for the upcoming AEZO Annual Meeting.
To register for the event, please click on the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hg70jl46Rr-0gkHITYfdxA
For more details about AEZO Annual Meeting,you may visit our website at: www.africaeconomiczones.com
  1. AEZO 3rd Annual Meeting 2018 Highlights Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaAoHMbifQw
  2. AEZO 4th Annual Meeting 2019 Highlights Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10LwPSYJ7dY
We would be honored if you would kindly accept our invitation to join the AEZO 5th Annual Meeting and contribute to the development of the Economic Zones in Africa.
Project Leader
Africa Economic Zones Organization (AEZO)
Mobile : +212 677 69 68 10
Fixe : +212 539 34 92 98
Visit our website: www.africaeconomiczones.com

Renewable Energy Virtual Masterclass for Diaspora Entrepreneurs ENERGYBIZZ2020

RemitFund hosts the Renewable Energy Masterclass as a part of a series of masterclasses to provide training for entrepreneurs from the African diaspora, who wish to create and scale sustainable businesses that positively impact the continent.
Why renewable energy? According to the African Development Bank, Africa has the lowest electrification rate of all regions. It is estimated that only 42% of the population has access to electricity, compared with 75% in the developing world. If current trends continue, less than half of African countries will reach universal access to electricity by 2050.
The purpose of the renewable energy masterclass is to strengthen the pipeline of businesses in the clean energy sector, that are eligible for funding from RemitFund’s African Diaspora Investment Fund (ADIF). Attendees will receive tailored investment readiness training from industry experts, as well as general business training in areas such as digital marketing. Selected entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to participate in a “Shark Tank” style pitch to a panel of experts and investors during the event, as part of RemitFund’s #PitchMyBiz campaign.
Working language is English
Time: 09.30 – 13.00 CEST – 2nd December, 2020

16th CAADP Partnership Platform

The African Union Commission-Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (AUC-DREA) and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) is pleased to invite you to the 16th Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Partnership Platform scheduled from 24 to 25 November 2020under the theme “Malabo Commitments Five Years on: Translating Lessons Learnt into Accelerated Action towards 2025.”
The 16th CAADP PP is taking place in a special context of 2020 being midway through the 10 years of the Malabo Declaration. The meeting will therefore cast a spotlight on progress recorded against the Malabo commitments and the requirements to increase the momentum.
For more information, please see attached a detailed concept note and draft agenda 
You are invited to register for this meeting in advance, please follow the registration link below; 
Register in advance for this meeting:  https://pp.aucaadp.org/registration
Le Département de l’Agriculture et du Développement Rural de la Commission de l’Union Africaine- (CUA-DREA) et l’Agence de Développement de l’Union Africaine (AUDA-NEPAD) ont le plaisir de vous inviter à la 16e plate-forme de partenariat du Programme détaillé pour le Développement de l’Agriculture Africaine (PDDAA) prévue du 24 au 25 Novembre 2020sous le thème « Engagements de Malabo cinq ans après : Traduire les leçons apprises en actions accélérées à l’horizon 2025 ». 
Lla 16e PP du PDDAA se déroule dans un contexte particulier : 2020 étant à mi-chemin des 10 ans de la Déclaration de Malabo. La réunion mettra donc en lumière les progrès enregistrés par rapport aux engagements de Malabo et les exigences pour accroître la dynamique. 
Pour plus d’informations, veuillez consulter une note conceptuelle détaillée et un projet d’ordre du jour. 
Vous êtes invité à vous inscrire à cette réunion à l’avance, veuillez suivre le lien d’inscription ci-dessous; 
Inscrivez-vous à l’avance à cette réunion: https://pp.aucaadp.org/registration

AfCFTA - Making Africa Realise its Business Potential Globally

The discussion will investigate how Africa can unlock its potential globally through AfCFTA.
  • What is the place of the CEOs and business leaders in making sure that this is not just a dream but a reality?
  • What linkages do business leaders create within themselves and with governments for effective implementation?
At the same time, we will address the capacity building required and the kind of leadership necessary both at the political level and private sector level to take full advantage of the Agreement.
Time: 12.30 – 14.30 CEST | 13.30 – 15.30 CAT/SAST | 14.30 – 16.30 EAT – 19th of November 2020

Roundtable on Capacity Development in the Water and Sanitation in Africa

The German Association for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (BVMW) organizes together with the German Water Partnership an online roundtable on Capacity Development in the Water and Sanitation Sector in Africa. There will be inputs from politics and business: The Nigerian Ambassador and a representative of the Senegalese Ministry of Water will provide insights into the water sector in their countries.
Representatives of the companies LANXESS and Ludwig Pfeiffer report on their experiences in implementing water-related projects in West Africa and Johannes Selle, Member of the German Parliament, will provide insights into the measures of German development policy. You are cordially invited to participate in the event and get involved in the discussion!Working language is English & German
Time: 10.00 – 11.45 CEST | 19th Nov, 2020

The Role of Entrepreneurship in Post-COVID 19 Resurgence

  • How can entrepreneurs reframe their organizations to make their businesses more resilient?
  • What are the new tools and models for entrepreneurs to manage risks and uncertainty?
  • What policies can governments implement to promote resilient entrepreneurship and MSMEs?
To answer these questions, UNCTAD and UNITAR have joined forces and gathered a panel of speakers from around the world.
Time: Nov 19, 2020 03:00 PM in Zurich


Date: 12th November 2020, at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EAT).


Registration: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Y8KW1tcuSEuAmjjOjBaZIev2ZZM_g-hMlNEBEkkML01UNVZOWUwwMUJFMlJGN05PVjc1ODY2SDFTUC4u


Exporting agricultural products, more so the fresh fruits and vegetables requires a well-structured enterprise. In addition, compliance with the uncompromising export criteria and standards throughout the value chain are key towards accessing the high value, fresh food designated international market.


This masterclass will share insight on key international market. It will also highlight on the requirements and regulations as well as the procedures of acquiring export license and permits.


The Masterclass will be facilitated by Mr. Apollo Owuor. Apollo is the current chairman of Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya (FPEAK) Board and Board Director at COLEACP. He is also the founding director of Fruitful Farms ltd since its inception in 2017. Apollo has previously served as a board member of COLEACP and Waitrose Foundation Kenya. In totality, Apollo has over 25 years’ industry experience in supporting farmers and farmers association, Agri-SME’s in regards to market access, attaining quality and safety standards requirements for both local and international market.


For more information, contact us at:

Tel: +254 795 058 590

Email: biashara.now@investinafrica.com / pauline.muchai@investinafrica.com

Registration - TAAT Africa

Date: 5 November 2020 Time: 2 – 4pm WAT

Commemoration of the 11th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security

Date: Oct 29, 2020 10:00 AM Nairobi

Animal Production and Health Division and FAO Sustainable Livestock Technical Network new series of Seminars/ Webinars in collaboration with Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Lazioe della Toscana (IZSLT)

Why sustainable beekeeping?


Date: Friday 23 October 2020 from 14:00-15:30 (GMT+2)

Registration:  https://fao.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMldu2rqz0pH9chu7ZvozJ-NhWt_O-czMmL


Keeping Bees Around The World. Not Just Honeybees And Beehives


Date: Oct 30, 2020 02:00 PM in Rome

Registration: https://fao.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrd-mupzkrH9ZWL4KIF6BBhK95xgdvSgav

Good Beekeeping Practices are prerequisites for a sustainable, resilient but also competitive apiculture sector allowing to face the current challenges of modern beekeeping. Through the adoption of good practices, the beekeeping sector can improve the environmental biodiversity, enhance crops production and contribute to rural development. Sustainable beekeeping is the way forward for apiculture, it takes the “One-Health” approach into account and contributes to the achievement of most of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Africa Day For Food And Nutrition Security (ADFNS) Commemoration

Date: 29 October 2020 | Time: 13h00 – 15h00 (CAT) | Platform: Zoom

Leveraging evidence-based innovative interventions to create impact in food and nutrition security