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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM The African Diaspora - Investment, Citizenship and Relationship (AICC)
In following up on the last Summit's declaration on the Diaspora, this forum will present the latest developments in efforts to create and sustain linkages between the African diaspora and the nations of Africa, including projects that have built enduring partnerships and investment in African enterprises by the diaspora.
Africa in the Global Economy
Africa 's percentage of world production 2%, despite remarkable economic growth in serveral countries. Nevertheless, investment by nations such as China and India has heightened international competition
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM AGOA Investment Opportunities
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Corporate Social Responsibilities
A special report in African Business magazine earlier this year labeled corporate social responsibility "the first principle of survival" for businesses operating internationally. This workshop will examine the growing importance of corporate social responsibility, business and government accountability and transparency in commercial transactions to doing business in Africa and promoting African socio-economic development.
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Investment in Agriculture
Approximately 70% of Africa's workforce is engaged in the agriculture sector, but it remains largely subsistence agriculture with insufficient investment in commercial production and agro-processing. That leaves African agriculture products at the mercy of stringent sanitary/phyto-saniteray regulations, which bar most products from export to the United States. 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Trade in Carbon Credits and Africa's Future
Global trading in credits of carbon dioxide emissions linked to global warming is expected to triple this year, but Africa has not yet entered this lucrative market to a significant extent.
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM The Role of Youth in Africa's Future
African and American youth entrepreneurs, entertainers and activists to discuss their experiences in overcoming the obstacles facing youth globally and to identify ways to maximize Africa's growth potential in the global economy.
Tuesday, June 3, 2008
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Infrastructure for Africa's Future Needs
While Africa has abundant energy sources, it has the world's lowest rate of access to modern energy. This roundtable will feature the leaders of COMESA, EAC, ECOWAS and SADC in a discussion on how to correct this imbalance,.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Africa's Regional Power Pools
The Southern African Power Pool became the first international pool establised outside the West in 1955, and has been a model for non-bilateral African power sales since then.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Alternative Energy Sources in Africa
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Building Africa's Road Networks
All too many African nations lack road networks sufficient to allow for commerce to be nationally or internationally viable.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Green Infrastructure: Best for Roads, Dams and Mining
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM The Need for Rural Power Generation
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Special Forum: A 21st Century
Education System for Africa
African presidents attending Summit VIII will make presentations on topics of their choice.
Thursday, June 5, 2008
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Presidential Plenary on the Environment (TBD)
African presidents from Tanzania, Liberia, Botswana, Madagascar and Rwanda will present best practices for responsibility managing their countries' natural resources.