The Ambassadors Forum - East Africa

Fee
R0
Venue
Johannesburg
Contact
Farzana Ally: +27 11 771 4203

​Join the Centre for Dynamic Markets, in partnership with AfriCatalysts, for a discussion on how Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania in the East African Community (EAC), have advanced regional infrastructural integration.

The increased prioritisation of investment in infrastructure over the past decade has boosted trade in Africa. However, the infrastructure financing gap is daunting, particularly for transnational projects. In order to boost the development impact, it is necessary to take a holistic approach that ensures that regional arteries connect rural communities and local industries to markets. Investors cite the lack of harmonised regional rules and regulations as a barrier for deepening and expanding infrastructural services. 

Speakers include:

  • H.E Vincent Karega, High Commissioner of ‎Rwanda in South Africa
  • H.E Rosemary Jairo, Deputy High Commissioner of Tanzania in South Africa
  • H.E Jean Kamau, High Commissioner of Kenya in South Africa
  • H.E Barbara Nekesa Oundo, High Commissioner of Uganda in South Africa


Date:    Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Time:   17:30 for 18:00 – 20:00 (followed by networking cocktails)

Venue: GIBS, Classroom 2, 26 Melville Road, Illovo

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