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SEEDS five set to address AfCFTA opportunities for startups

By Guardian Nigeria
30 November 2021   |   2:12 am
In its quest to contribute to economic development in society, Prime Business Africa (PBA), an independent multimedia organisation, is set to organize the fifth edition of its monthly webinar on Tuesday...

In its quest to contribute to economic development in society, Prime Business Africa (PBA), an independent multimedia organisation, is set to organize the fifth edition of its monthly webinar on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, this time, focusing on the risks and opportunities inherent in the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) on business start-ups.

AfCFTA, which was launched on January 1, 2021, is an economic integration initiative aimed at engendering robust industrial development of Africa by allowing free trade and enterprise cooperation among 54 countries of the continent across sectors.

The PBA’s Socio-Economic and Entrepreneurship Development Series (SEEDS) is a monthly programme that rallies experts from different sectors of the economy to hold illuminating discourse on critical 21st century issues affecting African economies, such as skill acquisition, financial inclusion, business development, governance, and general insights on economic opportunities both in public and private sector.

To discuss the theme, “AfCFTA and Business Startups in Africa: The Risks, The Opportunities,” the webinar will have the following speakers: West African Regional Director for Foundation, Dr Chichi Aniago lu-Okoye, International development strategist and co-founder, Lekki Peninsula College, Dr Bunmi Oyinsan, and Founder/CEO Social Lender, Faith Adesemowo.

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