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AfDB Business Opportunity Seminar (BOS)

March 11-12, 2020
8:00 am-5:00 pm
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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Background

The African Development Bank (the Bank) is organizing a Business Opportunity Seminar (BOS) from March 11 to 12, 2020, in Abidjan, CŰte díIvoire.

BOS is a one-stop forum for consultants, contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers from the Bank Groupís member countries looking to provide goods and services to the Bank Group projects in Africa. BOSs help strengthen the relationship between the Bank, its shareholders and the private sector. Participants will be introduced to the Bankís priority sectors, referred to as the High 5s, namely: Light up & Power Africa (energy), Feed Africa (agriculture), Integrate Africa (transport infrastructure), Industrialize Africa (private sector development) and Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa (water and sanitation, and human development).
 
Objectives
 
The BOS is intended for participants to:
  • Learn about the Bank Groupís strategic direction, operational priorities, project pipeline and ongoing sovereign and non-sovereign operations
  • Be informed about the Bank Groupís financial products and instruments
  • Meet with Bank Groupís sector and regional specialists
  • Network with other consulting firms and equipment suppliers in non-regional and regional member countries of the Bank Group
  • Learn about the qualification criteria for Bank-financed contracts
  • Discover business opportunities in Africa
Expected Outputs
 
The BOS is expected to increase the pool of competent providers of goods and services for the Bankís projects, contributing to the efficient implementation and ultimate success of Bank Groupís development initiatives.
 
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