Ethiopia-Canada 2018 Business & Investment Forum

seminar report


MineAfrica was pleased to host its 3rd Annual Ethiopia-Canada Business & Investment Forum on December 11 in Toronto in partnership with WAFA Marketing and Promotion, The Ethiopian Embassy in Ottawa, The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business and Ethiopian Airlines.

The delegation was led by H.E. Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael, State Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

Download the seminar program.

Download the Ethiopia-Canada 2018 Business and Investment Magazine and company profiles.

Presenters included:

  • Welcoming Address - H.E. Mr. Legesse Geremew, Deputy Head Mission and Chargé d'affaires, Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

  • Keynote Address - H.E Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael, State Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

  • Mr. Jean-Philippe Linteau, Director, Clean Technology, Infrastructure, Climate Finance and Life Sciences, Global Affairs Canada

  • Investing in Ethiopia: Why Now and Mining Sector Prospects: An Overview of the Key Reasons for International/Canadian Investors to Invest in Ethiopia - Mr. Zemedeneh Negatu, Global Chairman, Fairfax Africa Fund, LLC (U.S.)

  • Risk Profile: Ethiopia - Mr. David Shiferaw, Principal, Lucid Africa Consulting Inc. Download the presentation.

  • Ethiopia's First Modern Mine - Mr. Andreas Curkovic, Representative of KEFI in Canada, KEFI Minerals plc. Download the presentation.

  • Panel Discussion: Question and Answer: Chairperson - H.E. Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael, H.E. Mr. Legesse Geremew and Mr. Zemedeneh Negatu

  • The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business also hosted a networking cocktail reception for the delegation.

    We are also delighted to be featuring Ethiopia during the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) in Toronto this March 3-6, 2019. Click here for more information.