Investment Opportunities in Benin and Ghana
Friday, December 4, Los Angeles, CA


Please join the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) for a Procurement and Investment Opportunity Roadshow with partners in Power Africa, U.S Department of Commerce, and the Corporate Council on Africa.

The partners of this Procurement and Investment Opportunity Roadshow will bring together businesses from the energy and power sector to highlight and present current and upcoming sector opportunities across the continent of Africa. This roadshow is for U.S. energy equipment suppliers, project developers, operators, or investors. Participants will discuss opportunities to expand into the African sub-continent with local procurement officials and leading private sector companies seeking U.S. partners from Benin and Ghana.

The event participants will include:

  • Ghana and Benin MCA leadership
  • Ghana and Benin Government leadership
  • Key staff from MCC, Power Africa, Department of Commerce, and Corporate Council on Africa

Opportunities to meet one on one are available following the program with the teams implementing the Ghana and Benin Compacts (in Ghana it is called MIDA and in Benin UCF). Please indicate your interest when registering for the event.

  • Ghana MIDA: Mr. Julius Kwame Kpekpena, Chief Operating Officer and Mr. Fuseini Ahmed Abu, Director, Procurement
  • Benin UCF: Samuel Batcho, National Coordinator for the Benin Compact and Gabriel Degbegni, Technical Director

Agenda

8:00 AM

Coffee & Networking

8:30 AM

Chamber of Commerce Welcome

8:45 AM

Mr. Kamran Khan, Vice President Millennium Challenge Corporation

9:00 AM

Hon. John Abdulai Jinapor, Deputy Minister for Power, The Republic of Ghana

9:15 AM

Mr. Julius Kwame Kpekpena, Chief Operating Officer, Millennium Development Authority

10:00 AM

Mr. Samuel Batcho, National Coordinator for the Benin Compact

10:45 AM

Ms. Kusam Kavia, Cumbustion Associates, Inc.

11:15 AM

Ms. Megan Walters, Power Africa

11:45 AM – 02:00 PM

One-on-one meetings



Date & Time:

Friday, December 4

Location:

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
350 S. Bixel Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Direct questions to Jason Sproule by email or telephone at (949) 283-0690.



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