Nordic-African Business Summit 2017 in Oslo

NABA Summit 2017 - Photo: The Embassy
Debates during the Nordic-African Business Summit in Oslo 2017 - Photo: The Embassy

The Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania participated at the annual Nordic-African Business Summit in Oslo 26 October 2017. This year’s theme was «Investing in Africa’s Transition: how, not why».

A group of about 500 business people, investors and ambassadors gathered in Oslo for the Nordic region’s leading business conference, focusing exclusively on African markets.

More than 30 speakers from the private sector from Africa/Nordic region shared their experiences and lessons learnt from doing business on the continent.

Government officials included Ghana’s Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia, as well as distinguished ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and the Sudan.

Panel debates and parallel sessions on topics such as finance, energy and technology, provided participants with updated insights and knowledge about how to invest in the continent.

Private Sector Officer, Johanne Walthinsen, met with Norwegian companies that are interested in investing in Tanzania.