UK-Madagascar Trade & Investment Forum

6th September 2017, Central London

ABOUT THE FORUM

A senior government delegation, will attend the Forum to showcase the many investment opportunities that the Republic of Madagascar can offer international investors. This invitation-only event will profile the Malagasy economy, providing a unique opportunity for delegates to engage with ministers and senior government officials.

The Forum looks to build on the success of the inaugural UK-Madagascar Trade & Investment Forum, which was hosted by DMA in November 2015. It will focus on opportunities in Energy, Extractives, Industry and Infrastructure,and will provide an unprecedented opportunity for participants to deepen relationships with the Malagasy government and key business leaders.

 

DRAFT PROGRAMME

0830-0930: Registration & Refreshments

0930-0945: Welcome
•    Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA
•    British Ambassador to Madagascar
•    Malagasy Ambassador to the UK

0945-1000: Keynote Address
•    UK Minister
(tbc)
•    HE Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of the Republic of Madagascar 

1000-1115: Session 1 – Economic Outlook & Financial Sector Development
Chair: Rt Hon The Lord Hain,
Former British Cabinet Minister and MP
  Hon Herilanto Raveloharison, Minister of Economy & Planning
•   Eric Andriamihaja, General Manager, Economic Development Board of Madagascar
   Country Manager, World Bank
   Hery Frédéric Ranjeva, Partner, Foley Hoag
Q&A Session    

1115-1145: Refreshments Break

1145-1300: Session 2 – Investing in Energy
Chair: Peter Hanratty,
Chairman, British-Malagasy Chamber of Commerce
•    Hon Lantoniaina Rasoloelison, Minister of Energy and Hydrocarbons
•    Private Sector Representatives x2
Q&A Session

1300-1400: Networking Lunch

1400-1530: Session 3 –  Investing in Extractives
Chair: Sir Henry Bellingham MP,
Former UK Minister for Africa
•    Hon Ying Vah Zafilahy, Minister of Mines & Petroleum
•    Private Sector Representatives x2
Q&A Session

1530-1550: Closing Remarks
•    Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA
•    British Ambassador to Madagascar
•    Malagasy Ambassador to the UK
•    HE Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of the Republic of Madagascar

1550-1730: Gala Drinks Reception