ACTIF 2022 BLOG
Published September 4, 2022
The AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF2022) successfully concluded in Bridgetown, Barbados, with a commitment by participants to remove the scars of the past and build a commercial bridge towards forging a prosperous future for Africa and the Caribbean.
Africa and the Caribbean Can Remove Scars of Middle Passage Through Cooperation on Regions’ Great Issues
Published September 2, 2022
Africa and the Caribbean have it within their capacity “forever to remove the scars of the middle passage” by cooperating on the great issues confronting the two regions, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley of Barbados said yesterday at the opening of the first-ever AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF2022) in Bridgetown, Barbados.
Published August 28, 2022
Climate change is negatively impacting the world. Notably, developing countries like those in Africa and the Caribbean are the ones most strongly affected, even though their contribution to the climate crisis has been marginal.
Published August 27, 2022
It is well understood but often unappreciated that today’s youth will be tomorrow’s leaders. Youth need to be aware of the issues that affect the world now because the current global challenges, from the COVID-19 pandemic to climate change, will impact their future.
Published August 18, 2022
As countries in Africa and the Caribbean prepare for the inaugural AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF2022), attention is being paid to potential opportunities for flows between the two regions to help plug knowledge and technology gaps that exist. Two areas in which such gaps exist are the credit union movement and fintech development.
Published August 11, 2022
The AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF2022), slated for Bridgetown, Barbados, from September 1–3, 2022, is designed to build new trade and investment relationships between Africa and the Caribbean. The inextricable link between the two regions is well documented; a shared history, identity and philosophy bind them. These are the threads that African and Caribbean nations must draw on to write a new, positive chapter in the regions’ history.
Published August 4, 2022
Movement between the Caribbean and the African Continent must become easier for trade, investment and tourism opportunities to be realised.
Transportation will be one of the topics explored during the inaugural AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF 2022) scheduled for September 1-3 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. The focus will be on devising solutions to the logistical challenges on both sides of the Atlantic. This will allow for south-south cooperation to be better facilitated.
Published July 28, 2022
The Government of Barbados has joined forces with the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to host the inaugural AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum 2022 (ACTIF 2022) from September 1-3. The local agencies organising the Forum are Invest Barbados and Export Barbados.
Published July 27, 2022
The Government of Barbados and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have announced the first-ever Africa-Caribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF 2022), scheduled to take place in Bridgetown, Barbados, from August 31 to September 3, 2022.
ACTIF 2022 will be held under the theme “One People, One Destiny: Uniting and Reimagining Our Future”. The Forum aims to foster the development of strategic partnerships between the business communities in Africa and the Caribbean, to bolster bilateral cooperation and increase engagement in trade, investment, technology transfer, innovation, tourism, culture, and other sectors.