SABA hosts a full programme of Africa focussed events in Scotland, from private meetings to round tables and conferences, covering multiple sectors. Below is a selection from our 2022 programme.
NAMIBIAN MARITIME SECTOR MEETINGS
A series of meetings with Namibia’s new Maritime Councillor and Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organisation focussing on skills training, renewable technology for shipping, port management and infrastructure.
15th November 2022
KENYA - MEETINGS WITH HE MANOAH ESIPISU, KENYAN HIGH COMMISSIONER TO LONDON
A series of meetings for SABA members with HE Manoah Esipisu, Kenyan High Commissioner to London focussing on agriculture, healthcare, energy and maritime. SABA arranged a series of member meetings to explore opportunities in these key Kenya sectors which have already attracted Scottish investment.
15th November 2022
TANZANIAN AGRICULTURE - MEETINGS WITH HE ASHA-ROSE MIGIRO, HIGH COMMISSIONER FROM TANZANIA TO THE UK
Private round table meetings for SABA members focussing on opportunities in Tanzanian agriculture with HE Asha-Rose Migiro, High Commissioner from Tanzania to the UK. SABA members met to discuss agricultural opportunities in Tanzania and how best to access these.
7th November 2022
GHANA MINISTER OF ENERGY VISIT TO ABERDEEN
SABA hosted a Ministerial delegation from Ghana in Aberdeen w/c 26th September for a series of private meetings and briefings to discuss the opportunities for UK based businesses arising from the release of 5 offshore blocks.
26th September 2022
NAMIBIAN TRAINING AUTHORITY AND THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION ONLINE MEETING
SABA hosted an online meeting for it’s college, university and private sector skills training companies with the Namibian Training Authority and the Ministry of Education to discuss partnerships
31st August 2022
NIGERIAN DAIRY SECTOR DELEGATION
SABA members from the agriculture sector attended a round table with a delegation from Imo State, Nigeria, to discuss partnerships and assistance for their dairy sector.
16th August 2022
SOUTH AFRICA MINISTER FOR HIGHER EDUCATION VISIT
A meeting was arranged by SABA for healthcare and education members Continulus with HE Blade Nzimande, Minister for Higher Education, Science and Technology for the Government of South Africa
9th August 2022
ANGOLAN SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ENERGY AND WATER VISIT
SABA members involved in education and skills training hosted and met with the Angolan Secretary of State for Energy and Water in Glasgow and Aberdeen
13th May 2022
GHANA PETROLEUM COMMISSION DELEGATION
SABA hosted a senior delegation from the Ghana Petroleum Commission for a series of meetings with SABA members focussing on insurance for the offshore industry, skills training and supply chain opportunties
23rd March 2022
SABA AGRICULTURE MEMBER FORUM
8th March 2022
An internal meeting for SABA members with a focus on agriculture to meet and discuss plans and opportunities for the year ahead. The meeting was attended by 12 SABA members companies and hosted at the University of Edinburgh.