EVENTS The African bank that gives you prime position to the world's most vibrant continent Absa | Corporate and Investment Banking > CII Events 2021 Absa AccessProud Sponsors and Participants of the 16th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave Proud Sponsors and Participants of the 16th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave The CII Exim Bank Conclave on India Africa Project Partnership is back and Absa is once again sponsoring various virtual events over the balance of H2. This 16th edition of the Conclave will comprise various plenary sessions and SERV Africa sessions, see attached program Absa will participate and has sponsored the following between July and November 2021. Three events as follows: 16th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership .This will be held over 3 days from 13th to 15th July Two speaking opportunities Day1: Knowledge Session - ” Aligning India – Africa bilateral trade agreement with AfCFTA” Day2: Plenary session3 - “Harvesting growth opportunities in Africa’s agriculture” India – Africa Agriculture and Allied services conclave – will be held in September 2021 2nd edition of the conference on Innovative Financing options for Africa will be held in November 2021 Contact: Vinesh.Kassen@absa.africa Related articles and podcasts Explore what’s possible EVENT 16th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership Proud Sponsors and Participants of the 16th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave. The CII Exim Bank Conclave on India Africa Project Partnership is an insightful annual event that brings together renowned senior ministers, policymakers and business leaders across different sectors from Africa and India. This event has successfully created access between Indian and African businesses and governments and continues to promote thriving opportunities between these two regions. This year Absa will be sponsoring three virtual events. TRADE INSIGHTS AfCFTA, the long road to Africa’s promised land of trade and prosperity The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has been touted as the supercharger of Africa's long-term economic success. Here, Bohani Hlungwane, Group Head of Sales, Trade and Working Capital at Absa, looks at how far we have come and what needs to be done. vvvvvvvv Agriculture Insights Farmers, Ferraris and harvesting good investments in Africa Farmers might not be driving Ferraris… yet, but there’s no doubt that Agriculture is a continental bright spot.