Stronger Value Chains Are Vital for Artisanal Small-Scale Mining

An international event is taking place in Lusaka, Zambia from 15th to 17th April 2024, which is aimed at improving[…]

Business Support Facility endorses 73 innovative projects in 22 OACPS member states

GIZ implements Component 1 “Business Support Facility for Resilient Agricultural Value Chains” of the OACPS-EU Framework Programme for support to[…]

Business Diplomacy: Leverage the diplomatic network of ACP countries to promote sustainable investments

5-7 MARCH 2024, UN House, Brussels, Belgium – Over 30 diplomats from French-speaking ACP countries actively participated in the French[…]

Webinar: My Voice – My Future: Promoting Youth Participation in Public-Private Dialogue to foster Business Environment Reform for Youth Economic Empowerment

Many African, Caribbean and Pacific countries have prioritised enhancing youth engagement in public-private dialogues (PPDs) to drive economic development and combat youth unemployment. Despite this,[…]

A Stronger Voice and Force to Drive Financial Inclusion Priorities in Malawi and Ethiopia

“In Malawi, our DFS association is leveraging members’ expertise to analyze policies and regulations. Once completed, we will engage the[…]

UNIDO-WAIPA Report Launched

The UNIDO-WAIPA Report: “Investment Promotion and Facilitation in the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Region” was launched by Mr Ismail[…]

The World Bank launches the Risk-Based Regulation Guidelines in Zambia

Under the ACP Business-friendly programme macro-level intervention, the World Bank provides support to the diversification of the country’s economic base[…]

Critical Raw Materials: escaping from the commodity dependence

Increasingly, many emerging economies are pursuing industrial strategies aimed at protecting their resource base to generate advantages for their downstream[…]

Critical Raw Materials, at the center of a meeting of OACPS Experts

In March 2023, the European Commission proposed a Regulation on Critical Raw Materials to ensure the EU’s access to a[…]

East African Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture elects its new President

On the 4th of November 2023, in Zanzibar, the former KNCCi (Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry) Chamber President,[…]