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Mark the date: April 21 - 22, 2015

Nairobi, Kenya - TrustAfrica workshop on Local Content Policy Frameworks in Africa’s Extractive Sector.

About 50 key players in the extractive sector and beyond gather in Nairobi next week to see how Local Content Policy (LCP) arrangements can amplify the transformative impact of Africa’s extractive industry.

The Investment Climate and Business Environment (ICBE) Research Fund is holding a forum on October 11, 2013 at the Hotel des Almadies in Dakar, Senegal to disseminate research related to investment and the business environment in Senegal, and also bring together the key stakeholders in the investment community.  

 Date: June 7–8, 2011
 Location: Kampala, Uganda

The “Ecole Regionale Superieure de la Magistrature” (ERSUMA) or the Higher Regional School of the Judiciary, a sub-regional organization for “the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa” will be hosting a workshop on Tuesday, March 13 at 9:30 AM that will be videocast in the capital cities of several countries throughout West Africa, including Bamako, Dakar, Niamey, Lomé and Ouagadougou.  The workshop is to discuss the findings of a study that was financed by TrustAfrica’s Investment Climate and Business Environment (ICBE) project on the topic “The Difficulties of Debt Recovery by SMEs in the UEMOA (otherwise known as ECOWAS):  the Case of Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal.”  The videocast will be available in the media centers of the “Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie” (AUF).  The workshop will be opened by the General Director of ERSUMA, as well as Mr. Sunday A. Khan, head of the ICBE project for TrustAfrica.  Further information is available through ERSUMA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

ICBE is sponsoring a Communications workshop on August 22-23, 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya. The goal of the workshop is to enhance the communications skills of ICBE researchers so that they can more effectively communicate their findings to influence policy decisions related to the investment and business environment in their respective countries. The workshop will host 21 researchers who have been invited from 14 countries

ICBE is sponsoring a Proposal Writing workshop on February 7-8, 2012 in Douala, Cameroon. The goal of the workshop is to enhance the proposal writing skills of young researchers and, in particular, potential candidates who might receive an award from the ICBE Research Fund.

The workshop will host 16 researchers who have been invited from 15 countries including: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Swaziland, Tanzania and Togo. Through the ICBE Research Fund, TrustAfrica awards research grants aimed at building knowledge about investment climates and business environments in Africa and endeavors to ensure this knowledge is shared with policymakers and other relevant stakeholders.

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  • Lot 4, Almadies Ngor, Dakar Sénégal
  • +221 33 869 46 86
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