Tuesday, 18 March 2008

India Africa Project Partnership 2008

The largest ever India-Africa conclave, being held in New Delhi from March 19-21, is expected to discuss 131 projects worth 10 billion dollars.

The conclave will highlight Africa's potential as an investment venue and increase economic cooperation between India and the nations of the African continent. Vice Presidents of Tanzania and Ghana and 37 African Ministers are among the 925 delegates who will participate in 'The India Africa Project Partnership 2008', organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the EXIM Bank, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of External Affairs.The conference will focus on four main areas: Technology, agriculture, human resources and energy.

The conference will enable Indian investors to interact with key people from more than 35 African countries on one platform.

The ELISA chairperson Yizzaw Assefa invited Indian investments in Ethiopian leather industry for production of quality leather products. He also invited Indian Companies to participate in the 2nd All African Leather Fair scheduled to be held in January 2009.

'India-Africa conclave to discuss projects worth over 10 billion dollars' Daily India 14/03/2008
India tries to woo Africa in trade and investment Financial Express 24/03/2008