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Africa Innovation Summit II - AIS announces Top 50 Innovations for Innovation Exhibition

The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) serves as a platform for multi-stakeholder dialogue and a catalyst for coalition and action towards building robust innovation ecosystems in Africa

The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) today announced the innovators selected from across the continent to exhibit their solutions at the forum, which will take place from 6 to 8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda under the esteemed patronage of His Excellences President Paul Kagame and Pedro Pires (ex-President of…

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Africa Innovation Summit II - AIS welcomes Development Bank of Southern Africa as a Sponsor

The Africa Innovation Summit will take place from 6 to 8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda

The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) is delighted to announce and welcome the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) (www.DBSA.org) as a sponsor. AIS acknowledges the DBSA’s commitment to Africa and this important initiative to promote and support a new framework for innovation on the continent. The Africa Innovation Summit…

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51-Days Before Event: Africa Innovation Summit (#AIS2018) in Numbers

51 Days countdown to the second edition of the Africa Innovation Summit (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) in Kigali +1700 Delegates Registered from 71 Countries 3 Satellite Summits (Dakar, Johannesburg, Addis Ababa) +590 Innovations Tract submitted 122 Scientific Papers submitted + 63 118 online users reached through online. Register Now and Join Us: www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com

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1 Main Summit and 3 Satellite Summits: Scaling up disruptive solutions for Africa’s Transformation

Each satellite event will have local organization and flavour; the plenary sessions in Kigali will be streamed to all Satellite locations

Given the challenge of travel within the continent and the need to mobilize the continent for actions, AIS II (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) will initiate satellite summits in three locations in Dakar (Western Africa), in Addis Ababa (Eastern Africa) and Johannesburg (Southern Africa). These three locations will help multiply the reach of the…

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Special side event on “Innovations in Electoral Democracy in Africa”

A nation’s ability to raise its productivity and compete in the global market, its growth and income sustainably over the long term depends largely on its capacity to innovate. This is crucial if they are to advance to that next level and significantly benefit from some of the vibrant cultures…

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European Union–Africa partnership on innovation joins the Africa Innovation Summit

The European Union and AIS agree to organize two main activities that will provide an opportunity for networking and building collaborative ties between different entities active in Africa and the EU

The AIS (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) is pleased to announce its partnership with the European Union in the framework of the EU-AFRICA initiative. During the second edition of the Africa Innovation Summit, in Kigali 6-8 June 2018, the European Union and AIS agree to organize two main activities that will provide an opportunity…

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) confirms its partnership with the Second Edition of the Africa Innovation Summit to be held in Kigali 6-8 June 2018

The AIS II is pleased with the partnership of the AfDB, which was crucial for the success of the first edition and now consolidated for its second edition

Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the AfDB (www.AfDB.org) in his letter, addressed to President Pedro Pires, former President of the Republic of Cabo Verde, stated: “Let me first commend you for your visionary leadership in spearheading the work of the Africa Innovation Summit (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) which is gaining momentum as…

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#AIS2018: William Asiko, CEO of Grow Africa, will moderate the workshop session on Transforming African Agriculture

Asiko brings strong experience through his work at Investment Climate Facility for Africa (ICF) in supporting dialogue between businesses and governments

Mr. Asiko from Grow Africa will be facilitating the workshop session on Transforming African Agriculture of June 6, 2018. Grow Africa works to fulfil the ambitious goals set by African leaders to transform agriculture and achieve food security on the continent through increased investment, partnership and improvements to the enabling environment.  If you want…

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#AIS2018: Geraldine Joslyn Fraser-Moleketi, Former Special Envoy on Gender of the African Development Bank, will moderate the Panel on Gender and African Innovation Systems

She was also appointed by the Secretary General of the United Nations as a board member of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research

During #AIS2018, Mrs Fraser-Moleketi will be moderating the Lunch Panel on Gender and African Innovation Systems of June 8, 2018. Please register now and join us at Kigali here: www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com Geraldine Joslyn Fraser-Moleketi was until recently, the Special Envoy on Gender of the African Development Bank. Previously, she occupied the…