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Investor Mission to Cote d’Ivoire

25th – 28th September 2016

Purpose of the trip

Cote d’Ivoire is currently the leading economy in Africa with a GDP of 8.5%, and has the second fastest growing GDP in the world. The country has benefited from government policies and structural reforms, which has increased both private and public investments. Invest Africa was invited by the government of Cote d’Ivoire to bring a high level investor delegation to identify key investment opportunities in the country.

Cote d’Ivoire


  • H.E. Prime Minister Daniel Kablan Duncan
  • H.E. Mr. Gaoussou Toure, Minister of Transport
  • H.E. Mr. Konan Gnamien, Minister of Habitat and Social Housing
  • H.E. Mr. Patrick Achi, Minister of Infrastructure
  • H.E. Mr. Jean Claude Brou, Minister of Mines and Industry
  • H.E. Mr. Thierry Tanoh, Secretary General, Presidency
  • Zoumana Bakayako, CEO, Groupe Conad
  • Ivan Cornet- Partner, Latitude Five
  • Teddy Roux, Eric Kacou, Ismael Cisse, ES Partners
  • Domenico Fanizza, Executive Director, AfDB
  • Temi Abimbola, Division Manager, AfDB
  • Cheick Sanankoua, Managing Partner, HC Capital Properties


  • Local Partner/ Local Hire: a member of our delegation was looking to expand the company’s technical team
    and found a new addition to the team during the investor trip
  • Research Report: a detailed research report detailing the investment opportunities has been widely circulated
    and cited by prominent members of the African investment community.
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