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Make-IT in Africa Initiative: Impact Report 2017-2019

MAKE-IT In Africa is an initiative launched in 2016 by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany, together with the private sector, as part of BMZ’s Digital Africa Initiative.The Make-IT Alliance connects the experience and practical knowledge of successful...
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AfriAlliance: Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on "Social innovation in water and climate change in Africa"

The increasing manifestations of Climate Change on the African continent present many challenges for African stakeholders. This requires novel and holistic approaches in order to deal with the impacts on water resources and society. One such approach is social innovation - tackling societal, water...
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Nairobi Innovation Week brings Kenya under the spotlight

Nairobi Innovation Week, having taken place last March, provided a brilliant opportunity to bring Kenya under the spotlight. Kenya is the ninth richest African country with a GDP of USD 70.5 billion in 2016 (World Bank data) and an average of 5.2% growth rate per year between 2006 and 2016 (IMF). It...
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Launch of the Euromed Trade Helpdesk

The International Trade Centre (ITC), together with the European Commission (DG Trade) have recently launched the EuroMed Trade Helpdesk: http://euromed.macmap.org/. The press release on the European Commission’s website can be found here: http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1679. By...
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5th EU - Nigeria Business Forum

The 5th edition of the EU-Nigeria Business Forum will be held at Eko Hotel & Suites, Grand Ball Room, Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria on 10 and 11 November 2016. The EU-Nigeria Business Forum (EUNBF) has served as a platform for EU and Nigerian businesses to interact towards increasing domestic...