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The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) was signed into law by United States President Clinton in May 2000.  It was extended in 2015 by 10 years to 2025. The objectives of the legislation include the expansion and deepening of the trade and investment relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa, to encourage economic growth and development as well as regional integration, and to help facilitate the integration of Sub-Saharan Africa into the global economy. Read more...

18th AGOA Forum AUGUST 4-6, 2019 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

 

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AGOA and the Future: Developing a new trade paradigm to guide US-Africa trade and investment

 

 

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AGOA and the Future: Developing a new trade paradigm to guide US-Africa trade and investment

This forum will gather African and US Civil Society stakeholders, African Women Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) members, and Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) network members from AGOA eligible countries. There will be plenary, breakout, and B2B sessions, in addition to a closing reception. Registration is FREE.

 
[ Also see AGOA CSO Network press release: https://www.agoacsonetwork.org/ ]
  
  
 

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AGOA and the Future: Developing a new trade paradigm to guide US-Africa trade and investment
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