Trade and Investment Mission to Togo

Trade and Investment Mission to Togo


On Thursday 9th February 2023, in partnership with the British High commission in Lomé, DMA hosted the UK-Francophone West and Central Africa Trade and Investment Mission to Lomé where over a quarter of a billion pounds in MoUs and commitment of investment were signed. Over two days the packed schedule included visits to the new industrial zone, Ecobank Headquarters, high-level B2G meetings and a site visit to the incredible Lomé port.

Very many thanks for mission sponsors ERG, Intertek and Planet One. Also, mission supporters the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, the British High Commission in Lomé, UKEF and the Government of Togo for their incredible support.


DAY 1 - Thursday 9th February. Venue: Hotel 2 Fevrier

08:00 - 08:30: Registration & Refreshments

08:30 - 08:50: Welcome & Opening Remarks  

  • Hon Rose Kayi Mivador, Minister for Investment
  • Samantha Callender, Mission Lead and Business and Diplomacy Lead, DMA Invest
  • Steve Gray, Head of West Africa, UKEF
  • Orabank

08:50 - 10:00: High-Level Roundtable on the Togo Offer

Moderator: HE Togolese High Commissioner to the UK

  • Ministry of Energy
  • Ministry of Trade
  • Ministry of Investment
  • Ministry of Public Work
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • Ministry of Maritime Economy
  • Togo Invest

10:00 - 11:15: The Private Sector View

Moderator: Leonard Grott, COO & Head of West Africa, ERG International

  • Steve Gray, Head of West Africa, UKEF
  • Private Sector Speaker
  • Local Bank 
  • Local Legal Practice 

Q&A Session 

11:15 - 11:45: Historic Signing of Bilateral Education Agreement

12:00 - 13:30: Networking Lunch

13:30 - 18:00: Meeting options:

  • One-on-one Meetings with the Togolese Government
  • One-on-one Meetings with SMEs ready for Investment

19:00 - 21:00: Evening Reception hosted by the Government of Togo

DAY 2 – Friday 10th February

9:00 -10:00: Visit to the Office of the President/Prime Minister led by Harriet Thompson, HM High Commissioner to Togo

10:30-12:20: Meetings

  • One-to-one meetings with the Togolese Government
  • One-on-one Meetings with SMEs ready for Investment

12:30 - 14:00: Lunch Break 

14:00 - 18:00: Site Visits

  • Visit of the Industrial Platform Adétikope
  • Visit of the Port of Lomé

19:00 - 21:00: VIP Reception hosted by the British High Commissioner