Africa commodities market

  • Making the most of Africa's commodities: Industrializing for growth, jobs and economic transformation

    01 March 2013

    The Report, published by the UN Economic Commission for Africa, points out that with their rich natural resource endowments and high international commodity prices and changes to the global economy, African countries have real opportunities to transform their economies through commodity-based industrialization. These opportunities can enable African nations to promote competitiveness, reduce their dependence on primary commodity exports and reduce their vulnerability to shocks and emerge as new global growth centres.

  • Africa Green Investment Gateway Conference

    14 September 2011 to 16 September 2011

    A dynamic platform to Mobilize African resources and Green Industries for Sustainable Development Investments across the continent Africa supplies 40 per cent of the world’s natural resources and accounts for less than 3 per cent of carbon emission.

    All nations on their path to achieving economic growth and dominance have and continue to include Africa in their wealth building equation. Hence, Africa the world’s supplier is ripe for a global paradigm shift, towards value adding green investment opportunities through:

  • 2nd Commercial Farm Africa

    31 January 2012 to 01 February 2012


      • Opportunities, land utilization & investment policies in Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Sudan, Namibia, Ghana & Ethiopia
      • Global Outlook on agriculture, food security and climate change
      • Agri commodities demand/supply outlook & price trends
      • Innovative financing for commercial farm ventures
      • Case study of commercial farm investment
      • Increasing farm productivity through technology
      • Developing agriculture value chain
      • Management and access to input materials
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