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Scaling-up the private sector participation in North Africa

18 July, 2022

Tangier, 18 July 2022 (ECA) – The ECA Office for North Africa will hold on 20-22 July in Tangier (Morocco) a hybrid workshop under the theme: “Scaling-up the private sector participation in North Africa”.

This event will be an opportunity for officials from North African Ministries of finance, Planning & Economic development, private sector, academia and development institution representatives to share their understanding of challenges experienced by the private sector across North Africa, discuss good practices and innovative solutions and draw the outlines of a roadmap to accelerate private sector contributions to national economies.

Discussions will focus on six key areas: the role States can play in creating a favourable context for enterprises to grow; improving access to finance for SMEs; National and regional value chains; innovation and how it can contribute to a strong economy through job creation and income generation; securing sufficient skilled workforces; and the transition to the green economy.

Discussions at this meeting will be translated into English, French and Arabic.

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Event: Workshop on “Scaling-up the Private Sector Participation in North Africa”

Date: 20-22 July 2022

Place: National SchoolofBusinessandManagementof Tangier (ENCGT), Morocco

Online registration:

Concept note [Arabic]