Following the previous visit from HE Papa Owusu-Ankomah, several Scottish companies and education institutions have entered the Ghanaian market with great success. The focus has until now been oil & gas, and whilst seeking to continue this, the High Commissioner will be making Scottish business aware of the opportunities across other sectors with a series of round table meetings in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Stirling and Glasgow.

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President Kenyatta’s Big 4 Agenda, part of Kenya’s Vision 2030 development programme, offers a wealth of opportunities for Scottish business and institutions across sectors such as education, renewables, power, oil & gas, infrastructure, ICT, agriculture……

Following the success of the African Heads of Mission Meeting in September 2018, which concentrated on Sub-Saharan Africa, SABA will host the Ambassadors and trade teams of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Egypt in Edinburgh for two days of meetings…

With Francophone Africa’s oil and gas sectors growing rapidly, the governments of Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire and Cameroon will attend a 2-day programme in Aberdeen in October. With demand for expertise across the supply chain and an urgent need for skills training, these countries are looking beyond their traditional partners for engagement and cooperation.

Together with partners from industry and academia, SABA will be hosting the Scotland Africa Renewable Energy conference in Glasgow. With renewable energy expected to make up half of all Africa’s power generation by 2040, and many countries such as Kenya and Ethiopia already having renewables making up over 70% of their energy mix.

Following the highly successful round table meeting on legal services SABA organised for HE Nomatemba Tambo in Glasgow, the High Commissioner intends to attend a series of round table business events in Scotland, covering other sectors where she feels there are great opportunities for business, in both directions:

Uganda – As a follow up to their previous successful visits, the Ugandan High Commission, led by HE Julius Peter Moto, will return to Scotland to focus on the sectors identified as having the best chances for success between our countries:

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