The Economic Development Board (EDB) is hosting the third edition of the Africa Partnership Conference (APC) on the 2nd and 3rd of October 2023 in Mauritius. The APC is the flagship event organised by the EDB for private equity, connecting project promoters from Africa with venture capitalists to encourage collaboration between fund managers, institutional investors, and entrepreneurs to drive growth in Africa.
The APC will bring together C-level executives including Ministers from Africa, investors from Europe, USA, & Asia, project promoters, policymakers, Head of Investment Promotion Agencies across Africa, financial institutions, and global business representatives from Europe, Asia & USA, the APC aims to emphasize the significance of the Mauritian jurisdiction, including its IFC, Mauritius Freeport, and manufacturing capabilities, to help Africa move up the value chain and accomplish developmental objectives.
It is worth noting that the APC is being organised in the margins of the Africa Investment Week, to strengthen the country's position as a top-tier global financial centre for facilitating investment across the continent and as a thriving trade and investment hub. The event provides businesses with a valuable opportunity to demonstrate the investment potential of Africa and foster investment, innovation, and growth.