1 November 2017
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Early Bird discount ends September 30th
KIT, Mauritskade 64, Amsterdam
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Welcome to the FAB Forum

Francophone Africa Business Forum

NABC’s Francophone Africa Business (FAB) Forum is a unique networking platform to meet more than 100 high-level delegates from Francophone Africa. The third edition of the FAB Forum brings together a large delegation of businesses and public sector officials from Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso with a focus on water, energy, and logistics. This year the forum also welcomes participants from other key French-speaking countries like Senegal, Ivory Coast, Guinea Conakry, Cameroon, Benin, and Togo.

Conference Programme

Attending African companies are looking for:

NABC staff have traveled extensively to Francophone West- and Central-Africa and personally met with over 100 companies that will attend the FAB Forum. What are they looking for? Many companies want to buy Dutch products. Like equipment, vehicles, trucks, heavy machinery, generators, water pumps, solar solutions, cold stores, and so on. Others have mentioned to look at acquiring ferries, or seeking engineering advice for the construction of dams and bridges. Companies have also expressed interest in logistics, air and sea freight and meeting sector experts. Don’t wait any longer and register now!  

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  • More than 100 companies are looking for your products and expertise!
  • No language barriers as translation will be provided during the day
  • Experts share insights on doing business in Francophone Africa
  • A great introduction to the region without having to travel abroad
  • Expand your network


Welcoming 100 African and 200 Dutch participants, the FAB Forum will be the largest forum in the Netherlands focused on the French-speaking African countries. Being a partner of such a high-level event will grant your company a number of opportunities. Contact us about all the possible partnerships.

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The presentations during the FABFORUM

Renewable energy and energy storage solutions Opportunities and challenges of financing renewable energy projects in africa Invest in Mali presentation Increasing access to safe drinking water Environmental assessment and the relevance of OHADA law for your business Efficient water use in irrigation

IFC partners up with #FAB Forum

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will attend the #FAB Forum! IFC’s speaker during our morning panel will be Juliette Rose. She is an Investment Officer in the Africa Infrastructure Department at IFC, a member of the World Bank Group focused exclusively on the private

Special Guests

We are so honored to have the opportunity to accommodate a number of structures and ministries within Francophone Africa: Ministry of Commerce of Mali: Mr. Boubacar Ballo Ministry of Transport of Mali: Mr. Cissé Modibo, Economist-Manager Ministry of Energy and Water of

             Fab Forum’s main sponsor is :

Event Location

Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (Royal Tropical Institute)

Mauritskade 64, 1092 AD, Amsterdam

The Netherlands

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