ACA News

March 2012

20 Apr, 2012 by Anonymous

A breakthrough in access to finance was announced on March 1st by the ACA, the USAID West Africa Trade Hub, and African Investors Management Services Ltd (AIMS). A Memorandum of Understanding with the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) and Ecobank will facilitate access to US$2 million in financing for three Nigerian processing firms, which could lead to dramatic increases in processing...

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20 Apr, 2012 by Anonymous

ACA gained a high-profile new supporter when President of Côte d’Ivoire H.E. Alassane Ouattara spoke with ACA representatives at the opening of the new Olam processing plant in Bouake, Côte d’Ivoire on 23 February. H.E. Ouattara had chaired the official inauguration ceremony of the factory and unveiled the commemorative plaque of the event in front of about 400 guests. The Minister of Industry...

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20 Apr, 2012 by Anonymous

At the end of February, the ACA Executive Committee and ACA Advisory Board met at the ACA Secretariat offices in Accra for their annual meeting.  The Executive Committee is ACA’s governing body, elected by ACA members, that provides direction, guidance, and oversight to the Secretariat, while the Advisory Board consists of donors contributing at least US$50,000 to ACA’s annual budget....

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