The British Council today announced that the enterprise Africa Summit will take place from 22-24 March 2017 at the Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City in Accra, Ghana. The three-day event will bring together academics, policy-makers, investors, development partners, civil society groups and entrepreneurship in building sustainable, resilient economies in Africa.
Entrepreneurship is emerging as a crucial catalyst in Africa's development and enterpreneurs are driving innovation and impact. In the process they are transforing their communities and the African econonmy.
According to the Country Director-British Council, the event coincidentally falls within the period where a lot of young people are through social enterprises are solving social problems and at the same time, Ghana is also celebrating its 6oth Anniversary. She added that, "The British Council is kneen to drive strategic interest in social and economic development enterprises in Africa to help ensure stability, prosperity and the development of its communities. We create opportunities for social enterprises; a key component of our prosperity and development agenda"
The Partners of this summit include Association of Ghana Industries and Social Enterprise Ghana. The summit will host high level policy and industry forums; enterprise clinics for start-up businesses; master classes; capacity development sessions and a marketplace for investors.
Credit: Sampson Adotey Jnr/PDA Ghana