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Africa Investment Forum 2011 “Accelerating East African Investment and

Accessing an african Market of a Billion People” 17th - 19th April 2011 Mlimani City Conference Centre Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Message from Dr Mohan Kaul, Director General Commonwealth Business Council CBC is pleased to announce its flagship Africa Investment Forum will be held in Dar es Salaam on 17th - 19th April in partnership with the Government of Tanzania and the East African Community. There is no doubt that the global economic crisis has taken its toll on all our economies. However, over the past decade, for the large majority of our countries, improvements have led to strong economic growth, averaging 5-7% in many African countries. We are now seeing improved relationships, where the private and public sector have been working together in a positive way for example through private public partnerships for infrastructure development. We are proud to be associated with these achievements. The 2011 Forum will focus on the theme “Accelerating East African investment�, linking Tanzania, the East African Community, Africa and the World. The Forum provides a platform to bring investors and projects together to showcase new opportunities, enhance African trade and investment, and to build new business partnerships. The focus will be on promoting linkages between African economic clusters as a means to attract new investment. We look forward to meeting you at the Africa Investment Forum. Dr Mohan Kaul

Message from Ambassador Juma Mwapachu Secretary General, East African Community The East African Community (EAC) Secretariat is pleased to invite you to participate in the Africa Investment Forum 2011. The purpose of the Forum is to promote investment in the East African Community which will contribute to the creation of wealth, jobs and improved living standards for the people. The EAC has come of age. Through its Customs Union and the Common Market, the region is well poised to be a hub for higher rates of investments and trade exchanges. The EAC region offers unique opportunities for investments in a wide spectrum of economic and social sectors. I look forward to welcoming you to the Africa Investment Forum in Dar es Salaam. Amb. Juma V. Mwapachu

Message from Engineer Emmanuel Ole-Naiko Executive Director, Tanzania Investment Centre The Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) is delighted to invite you to take part in the Africa Investment Forum 2011. The Forum provides a platform to discuss investment opportunities in the region and the continent; focusing on Tanzania, the East African countries and specific sectors of interest for the development of the economies. A special feature of the Forum will be the large scale participation of African investment promotion agencies, which will showcase projects to international investment banks and financial institutions. The Forum also includes a Project Journal, to be distributed to interested parties, with a mix of projects that present opportunities for new business, investment and joint ventures between national and international businesses. I look forward to meeting you in Dar es Salaam at the Africa Investment Forum . Eng. Emmanuel Ole Naiko

Invitation from HE Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete President of the United Republic of Tanzania

I am delighted to announce that Tanzania will be hosting the 9th Africa Investment Forum in Dar es Salaam from 17th to 19th April 2011 in partnership with the Commonwealth Business Council and the East African Community (EAC). The Forum will provide a unique opportunity: an open dialogue with the EAC Heads of State, to explore and discuss investment opportunities. The Forum presents a platform for investors and project partners to discuss public private partnerships, and facilitate business partnerships to support Africa’s economic growth. It will bring together business and government leaders from Africa, Europe, North America and Asia. Speakers will include Heads of Government, Ministers and senior officials, as well as Chairs and Chief Executives of businesses, investment fund managers and other industry leaders. This year’s theme “Accelerating East African Investment” will focus on the opportunity to access growing markets in a continent of one billion people, and especially in the East African Market of 130 Million people. The Forum will bring together the private sector, international community and governments to work towards building a bigger African internal market driven by new investments. The Forum will also offer networking opportunities and the space to discuss business opportunities in key sectors like Agriculture, Infrastructure, Services including Banking and Financial services, Tourism, Education, Health, Mining, SMEs, Manufacturing, ICT, Energy, Oil and Gas. I urge you to make every effort to participate in this important event, and look forward to welcoming you to Dar es Salaam.

HE Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete

Forum Programme Day One - 17th April 14.00 - 17.00 Registration

Day Two - 18th April 09.00 - 10.30 Opening Ceremony: “Accelerating East African Investment� Master of Ceremony: Eng Emmanuel Ole-Naiko, Executive Director, Tanzania Investment Centre Welcome Remarks: Dr Mohan Kaul, Director General, Commonwealth Business Council Introductory Note: HE Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi and Chairperson of the EAC Summit of Heads of State Keynote Address: HE Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania Guests of Honour: Heads of State from the East African Community (EAC) Amb Juma Mwapachu, Secretary General, East African Community (EAC) 10.30 - 11.30 Interactive Dialogue with the EAC Heads of State : Key Issues for Doing Business in the EAC Chair: Dr Mohan Kaul, Director General, Commonwealth Business Council 11.30 - 12.00 Networking Refreshment Break 12.00 - 13.30 Presidential Country Roundtables with Business Leaders Burundi

Led by: HE Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi


Led by: HE Mwai Kibaki, President of the Republic of Kenya


Led by: HE Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda


Led by: HE Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania


Led by: HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda

13.30 - 15.00 Networking Lunch 15.00 - 16.30 Plenary 1: Enhancing Regional Investment & Trade: COMESA - EAC - SADC Tripartite The global economic crisis is giving Africa the opportunity to promote regional integration, trade and investment, to strengthen its economic growth, attract new investment, develop an integrated market and reduce vulnerability. This will result in free flow of people, goods, services and capital. This plenary will focus on the importance of economic integration and growth strategies, looking at the institutions and intergovernmental organizations of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), East Africa (EAC) and Southern Africa (SADC)

16.30 - 17.00 Networking Refreshment Break 17.00 - 18.30 Plenary 2: Public-Private Partnership for Infrastructure Development: Energy, Rail and Transport, Communications, and Housing and Construction Africa needs to become more competitive and the realisation of its productive potential lies in the improvement of its infrastructure. Good infrastructure plays a leading role in economic development, growth of the private sector and trade. PPPs offer the opportunity to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure facilities that so far have been provided by the public sector. This session will look into ways to attract private sector investment; successful examples of PPPs and development prospects.

18.30 - 21.30 Reception and Gala Dinner Guests of Honour: Heads of State from the East African Community (EAC)

Forum Programme

Day Three - 19th April 09.00 - 10.30 Plenary 3: Improving Access to Finance: Capital Markets, Banking and Financial Services for Business Africa is the fastest growing region in the world with a billion people market. Despite that it remains over-looked in terms of investment flows. This plenary will examine the role of private equity, capital markets and investment funds in Africa’s growth; presenting success stories and the way forward to ensure sustainable and continuous investment growth in Africa.

10.30 - 11.00 Networking Refreshment Break 11.00 - 12.30 Business Roundtables: Session 1: Agribusiness and Food Security Session 2: Tourism Session 3: Energy, Oil, Gas and Sustainable Development Session 4: Health and Education Session 5: Transport and Logistic 12.30 - 14.00 Networking Lunch 14.00 - 15.30 Business Roundtables: Session 6: Entrepreneurship, SME Development and Microfinance Session 7: Mining and Minerals Session 8: Manufacturing, Research and Development Session 9: BPO / ICT Session 10: Women and Business 15.30 - 16.00 Networking Refreshment Break 16.00 - 16.30 Concluding Session Forum CommuniquĂŠ Presided over by: Rt Hon Mzengo Pinda, Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania

Doing Business at the Africa Investment Forum The Forum will feature a project portfolio of investment proposals that are looking for funding, equity or business partners in the region. The Project Exchange Centre will enable participants to meet with potential investors, investment bankers, and potential knowledge partners to present their projects. Project summaries will be available in advance to interested investors and partners, and project holders will be available for one-to-one meetings. Network with Hundreds of likeminded business leaders at AIF 2011 Projects will be organised by country and sector and include business plans with identified requirements in terms of investment required, technical and knowledge based requirements.

For potential Investors, this is an opportunity to establish strong partnerships and explore investment opportunities in key sectors such as ICT, financial services, tourism, Infrastructure, agriculture and manufacturing and the environment. The Centre will bring together entrepreneurs looking to access finance and new markets, Investors and companies looking for new markets or projects, and companies looking for external markets and knowledge partnerships to improve their competitiveness.

CBC will facilitate business to business meetings at the Forum

B2B Forum activities will include: •

A project exchange lounge for meetings between project holders and potential investors/ partners

A project book and online webpage with summaries of projects and short profiles of potential partners/investors

A webpage with documents which is linked to the home page of CBC and the sponsor

The opportunity to present country or sector strategies in breakout sessions of the Forum

AIF Project Journal 2010 •

The AIF 2010 Journal featured over 250 projects from 7 African Countries

The Total Value of the Project book was estimated to be over $1 Billion

CBC arranged over 100 one-to-one business meetings between project holders and potential investors and partners and at AIF 2010

Previous AIF Speakers

HE Jacob Zuma President of South Africa

HE Olusegun Obasanjo President of Nigeria

HE Abdoulaye Wade President of Senegal

Pascal Dozie Chair, Diamond Group Advisory Board & CBC

Cyril Ramaphosa, Chair, Shanduka Group & CBC Board Member

Maria Ramos Group Chief Executive ABSA Group

Ishmael Yamson Chairman Standard Chartered, Ghana

Vuyo Kahla Group Executive- Office of the Group Chief Executive Transnet South Africa

Lord Cairns CVO CBE Chairman Zain Africa

Hon. Felix Mutati, MP Min. of Commerce, Trade & Industry Republic of Zambia

Kofi Bucknor Managing Partner Kingdom Zephyr African Management

Hon. Hanna Tetteh Min. of Trade & Industry Republic of Ghana

Robert Blackburn Senior Vice President SNC Lavalin

Rodney MacAlister Managing Director Africa Middle Market Fund

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Managing Director World Bank

Mr Aig-Imoukhuede Group MD Access Bank

Hon M. Mohieldien Minister of Investment Arab Republic of Egypt

Colin Coleman Chief Executive Officer Goldman Sachs South Africa

Kuseni Dlamini Chief Executive Officer Anglo American South Africa

Blake Mosley-Lefatola Chief Executive GEDA

Commonwealth Business Council The Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) was established in 1997 with a direct mandate from Heads of Commonwealth Governments to promote trade and investment amongst 54 member nations and increase economic linkages with non-member countries. CBC’s goal is to achieve economic empowerment for shared global prosperity through the enhancement of private sector contribution to social and economic development. For more information please visit

East African Community The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organisation of the Republics of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Rwanda and Republic of Burundi with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The Treaty for Establishment of the East African Community was signed on 30 November 1999 and entered into force on 7 July 2000 following its ratification by the original three Partner States – Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The Republic of Rwanda and the Republic of Burundi acceded to the EAC Treaty on 18 June 2007 and became full Members of the Community with effect from 1 July 2007. For more information please visit

Tanzania Investment Centre Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) is the primary agency of Government to coordinate, encourage, promote and facilitate investment in Tanzania and to advise the Government on investment related matters. TIC is the focal point for investors. It is the first point of call for potential investors; it is a “one stop facilitative centre for all investors”. For more information please visit

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Africa Investment Forum 2011  

Africa Investment Forum 2011