Looking towards Eastern Africa

The “Eastern Africa Business Forum will be held on June 11th in Rome. Doing Business in Eastern Africa countries: business opportunities for African and Italian companies”, an international event organized by Pavia and Ansaldo Law Firm, Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo and UNIDO ITPO Italy, in collaboration with 9 African embassies in Italy. Soonapse will participate.

The event, which will be held from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm at the headquarters of Confindustria Nazionale (Viale dell’Astronomia 30 in Rome), will be an opportunity for an overview and an update on the nine East African countries: Burundi, Comoros, Eritrea , Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The day will be divided into two parts: during the morning there will be a plenary session during which each country will briefly present its peculiarities, followed by case histories of Italian companies and interventions on financial instruments to operate in these countries. In the afternoon, after the Networking lunch, sectoral workshops on Agribusiness and Fashion and BtoB will follow with the delegations of the different host nations.

Sectors Focus of the meeting:

– Renewable energies

– Infrastructures

– Agribusiness

– Fashion

– Waste treatment

– Pharmaceutical

Soonapse will give a presentation speech within the agribusiness workshop.

We will talk about Ploovium and the research that involves us in the field of water conservation and soil salinity management.