Private sector development

Private sector development

The European Commission recently adopted a set of projects in support of African economic integration. The initiatives, worth €101.5 million, focus on infrastructure, intellectual property rights and improving the investment climate in Africa.
The Cabo Verde Investment Forum 2019 starts today. The three-day high-level business event will provide an opportunity to promote investment opportunities and mobilise financial resources for projects that will create jobs and support sustainable growth. The EU has provided technical assistance for this event.
The European Commission has developed a set of policies and actions to address decent work and reduce vulnerabilities, making value chains in the garment sector more sustainable – we are now seeing this broad initiative come to fruition.
Today the European Commission, the Dutch development bank FMO, and the Jordanian microfinance institution Tamweelcom have signed two agreements to help train entrepreneurs and support local banks targeting under-served groups, such as women and young people, in particular amongst migrants and displaced people.
The Handbook is a part of the integrated approach of the External Investment Plan (EIP). It will help facilitate the implementation of Pillar 3 of the EIP (investment climate).
The 'Handbook on improving the Investment Climate through EU action' is part of the integrated approach of the External Investment Plan (EIP) and aims to support the implementation of the so-called "Pillar 3" of the EIP on investment climate improvements.
Attracting more European companies to Ethiopia is the objective of the EU-Ethiopia Business Forum 2019, which will take place in Brussels on May 14 and 15.  With the Forum, the European Commission shows its support for the Ethiopian economic reform agenda and its commitment to the Africa-Europe Alliance. Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission and responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, will provide a keynote address to the Forum.
Le SADEN 2019, premier Salon des Entrepreneurs de Guinée qui s’est déroulé les 13 et 14 mars, vient de fermer ses portes à Conakry. Inauguré par le Président de la République Alpha CONDÉ, avec la visite du Premier Ministre Ibrahima KASSORY FOFANA le lendemain, cette première édition a été l’occasion d’envoyer un signal fort à la jeunesse guinéenne, dans la promotion de l’esprit d’entrepreneuriat, l’accompagnement et la recherche d’emplois.
Le SADEN 2019, premier Salon des Entrepreneurs de Guinée qui s’est déroulé les 13 et 14 mars, vient de fermer ses portes à Conakry. Inauguré par le Président de la République Alpha CONDÉ, avec la visite du Premier Ministre Ibrahima KASSORY FOFANA le lendemain, cette première édition a été l’occasion d’envoyer un signal fort à la jeunesse guinéenne, dans la promotion de l’esprit d’entrepreneuriat, l’accompagnement et la recherche d’emplois.
Factsheet on Aid for Trade - The European Union's updated strategy for prosperity through trade and investment.

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