Highlights from the 2021 U.S.-Africa Business Summit

Corporate Council on Africa President and CEO Florizelle Liser addressing the 2021 U.S.-Africa Business Summit
30 September 2021
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The Corporate Council on Africa appreciates all those who participated in the 2021 U.S.-Africa Business Summit. We are excited to share with you a recap video that includes highlights from this year's event.

On July 27-29, Heads of State, Vice Presidents, and Prime Ministers from six African nations attended the 13th U.S.-Africa Business Summit. The 2021 Summit featured a stellar line up of African and U.S. government and private sector leaders as part of the program. CCA was delighted to provide more than 1200 participants with the access, connections, and insights on critical issues and policies impacting the U.S.-Africa economic partnership.

The Summit included 5 plenaries and 12 panel sessions highlighting key economic recovery strategies and focused on a range of sectors and issues, including health and vaccine access, trade, digital transformation, infrastructure, financing, SMEs, tourism, women's leadership, and investment opportunities in various African countries.

Click the link below to see the amazing line-up of speakers and the big announcements made at the summit.

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If you missed or would like to watch any of the sessions from the Summit again, please click on the name of the session below to be directed to the video.

Opening Plenary- New Pathways to Stronger US-Africa Economic Partnership
Plenary -The Role of Women's Leadership in Driving an Inclusive Recovery
New Pathways to A Stronger U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship
Infrastructure Development: Catalyst for Economic Reboot
Beyond Covid-19: Pathways to Resilient Health Systems in Africa
Prosper Africa 2021: Building Back Better Together
Plenary - Forging Commercial Partnerships to Achieve More Equitable Vaccine Access
Curbing COVID-19 spread: How a comprehensive response strategy can help disrupt transmissions TODAY
Closing the Trade Finance Gap: A Pathway to Supporting more SME's, Diaspora, and Women-Owned Business
Doing Business in Botswana
Building a Sustainable Agribusiness Ecosystem
Trained Immunity: Consequences for Public Health and Disease
Tourism: A Path to Post-COVID Economic Relaunch
Digital Transformation- Pathway for Enabling African Business Environment
Doing Business Angola
Special Session: The Future of Energy in Africa - Transition and Pathway to Cleaner Energy
Pandemic-Inspired Digital Solutions & Innovative Pathways in the Health Sector
Closing Plenary: Financing New Pathways to A Stronger US-Africa Economic Partnership

To view the highlights from each day at the Summit, click the links below.

Highlights from Day 1
Highlights from Day 2
Highlights from Day 3


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