The Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum (TABEF 2016) will be held under the auspices of H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey at Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar ICEC in Istanbul from 2 to 3 November 2016. The Forum is jointly organized by the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Turkey, African Union (AU), the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) and Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM).
The focus of the Forum is “Financing African Investment Projects: Infrastructure, Transportation and Energy”. The Forum will be a unique platform for the high level officials, decision makers, business organizations, economic communities and other participants from Africa and Turkey to discuss the challenges and immediate opportunities, establish relationships with the public and private operators, and demonstrate their expertise and business.
The Forum will be divided into thematic sessions and B2G-B2B meetings, providing the opportunity to focus on “doing business in Africa” from sectoral perspective and national experiences as well as investment projects of member countries and financing tools.