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Africa Finance & Investment Forum 2012 to be held in Utrecht, Netherlands
The Africa Finance & Investment Forum is one of EMRC’s showcase events, aimed at strengthening the private sector in Africa, by encouraging partnerships and attracting investments.
This year’s AFIF Forum, entitled “Financial inclusion through SMEs & Cooperatives”
In partnership with Rabobank, the Dutch international financial service provider operating on the basis of cooperative principles, the Forum will be held from 17-19 June 2012 at the Robabank headquarters in The Netherlands. Government representatives, experts, business leaders, entrepreneurs and civil society will be represented at the highest level and from all four corners of the world. Concrete measures will be proposed for Africa’s Small and Medium Enterprises and cooperatives sectors, with a particular focus on finance and sustainability.
“The Forum will be held at the Rabobank headquarters, which is significant considering that Rabobank is considered a global financial leader of immense reliability. AFIF this year will once again reach new heights in terms of content, speakers and business opportunities,”
Within the framework of the United Nations ‘International Year of Cooperatives’
“The spotlight is on cooperatives this year and rightly so. AFIF 2012 will allow Africa to be part of the debate and will provide a platform for business meetings and opportunities to take place amongst the various representatives,”
With an expected 250 participants attending, the Forum will also provide business-to-
The first two days of the Forum will be held in Utrecht and the third day will be held in partnership with Food First, a Dutch organisation which aims at “putting the food and agricultural issues at the heart of political debates.” The third day includes guided visits to one of the world’s biggest Horticultural Expo - Floriade 2012 (Venlo-Netherlands)
Interested participants are urged to contact EMRC International and book a place for AFIF 2012. Please contact email@example.com
For more information about sponsorship and speaking opportunities please contact Inês Bastos at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.emrc.be