TFi4SD Africa Summit 2017

From November 1-2, GEIA’s 2017 Annual Summit was held at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. Titled “Intra-African Trade, ICT and Development,” the fi­rst plenary examined Africa’s unmet ICT needs for education, energy, ­finance, health, industry, transportation, and other domains; and the requirements for developing and implementing an ICT strategy to serve these needs. The implications […]

TFi4SD Africa Summit 2018

In partnership with the Government of the Canary Islands, the 2018 Annual Economic Summit of GEIA was held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands from November 12-15, 2018. Held every year under the TFi4SD (Trade, FDI and Innovation for Sustainable Development) brand, the Summit is the flagship event of GEIA. The 2018 edition […]

Sustainable Tourism Development for Prosperity in Sierra Leone

From June 17-26, 2019, EIIA hosted Sierra Leone’s Honourable Minister for Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Memunatu Pratt, and officials of the National Tourist Board of Sierra Leone in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and Niagara Falls. The purpose of the nine-day trade mission was to identify and meet potential Canadian partners and stakeholders to discuss sustainable […]

Ghana’s Tourism Industry as an Economic Powerhouse for Africa

EIIA and  Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management recently co-hosted the Canada-Ghana Forum titled, “Africa’s Emerging Economy: Increasing Tourism Opportunities after Ghana’s 2019 Year of Return.” Participants included Ghana’s High Commissioner to Canada, His Excellency J. Ayikoi Otoo; Dr. Rachel Dodds, Professor and past Director of the Hospitality and Tourism Research Institute […]

Trade, FDI and Innovation for Sustainable Development

Held every year under the TFi4SD (Trade, FDI and Innovation for Sustainable Development) brand, this is EIIA’s flagship event. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 and 2021 editions were postponed. The next edition will take place in 2022. Details coming soon.Link: