Angola highlights agricultural potential to investors in Dubai
The potential and opportunities of the Angolan agriculture and livestock, as well as the financial facilities for anyone interested in investing in the country, were presented to foreign businessmen in Dubai, by the Secretary of State for Agriculture and Livestock, João Manuel Bartolomeu da Cunha.
The government official, who heads a delegation from his Ministry to the United Arab Emirates, is carrying out a work agenda, aimed at seeking advantageous partnerships for the country. Yesterday, João da Cunha participated in the FIN Africa – UAE 2021 Trade and Investment Forum, which brought together great minds and organizations committed to the development of the African continent through Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in key sectors such as oil and gas , energy, construction, finance, agriculture and technology. In his speech, the Secretary of State highlighted the country’s agricultural potential and the main areas of the sector where investments can be made without the obligation of local partners.
He also highlighted the role of African countries in having closer relationships and frequent meetings to better explore the opportunities that each country has.
The organizers of FIN Africa – United Arab Emirates 2021 understand that globalization is the result of transformations in the political, economic, technological and social areas.
Multinational companies and economic integrations have been effective in the global economy by creating competition between countries. Foreign trade and direct investment help developing countries face international competition by stimulating their economy, as well as increasing productivity and export capacity.
Topics such as “Keys to Attracting Foreign Investment”, “Obstacles to the growth of investment in Africa”, “Effect of government policies on investors”, “Effective legislation and regulation essential for economic and investment growth” were part of the discussions. As well as “Investment Growth”, “International Trade”, “Trade and Investment Policies”, “The Future of Oil and Gas in a Digital Economy” and “Food Security and Global Ecological Threats”.
Participants also discussed “The Challenges of Digital Technology”, “From Fossil Fuel to Renewable Energy” and “Cryptocurrency, Block Chain and Legal Ethics”.
Today, the Secretary of State João da Cunha participated as a VIP guest in a meeting at Expo 2020 Dubai on “Innovative Strategies for a Decade of Challenges: Asia 2020-2030”, in an event in which several entities participated, including UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nhayan, who delivered the opening speech, and Dubai Cares CEO Tariq Al Gurg, The United Nations Resident Coordinator for the UAE, Dena Assaf, and the Chairperson of the Parolympic Committee (APC), Majid-Usaimi.
The Secretary of State for Agriculture and Livestock, João Manuel Bartolomeu da Cunha, is visiting the UAE for the second time, having already headed another delegation between in a visit that took place in August and September 2021, in the scope of promoting economic diplomacy, strengthening ties of friendship and cooperation between Angola and the Middle Eastern country.
The Angolan Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Albino Malungo, fulfilled today, 11/23/21, an intense work schedule, participating as a speaker and VIP guest in events held in Dubai.
As early as 11:00 local time (8:00 in Angola), the Head of the Diplomatic Mission (CMD) in the UAE participated in the Forum on Investment Opportunities in the Kingdom of Bahrain at Expo 2020 Dubai. His Excellency Albino Malungo is also the appointed non-resident Ambassador of the Republic of Angola to the Kingdom of Bahrain, having, on 10/27/2021, proceeded with the virtual delivery of the figurative copies of the Letters of Credence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of that Persian Gulf country, Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani. Ambassador Albino Malungo is also responsible for Kuwait, Pakistan and Afghanistan. In the second moment (in the afternoon), the Head of the Diplomatic Mission was the main speaker at the session on “Investment and Empowerment of Women”, at the FIN Africa – UAE 2021 Trade and Investment Forum, in front of an audience composed of great international minds, committed to the development of the African continent through Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in key sectors such as Oil and Gas, Energy, Construction, Finance, Agriculture and Technology. The Secretary of State for Agriculture and Livestock, João Manuel Bartolomeu da Cunha, also attended this forum, highlighting the opportunities and agricultural potential, as well as the facilities for anyone interested in investing in the country. Topics such as “Keys to Attracting Foreign Investment”, “Obstacles to Investment Growth in Africa”, “Effects of Government Policies on Investors”, “Effective Legislation and Regulation, Essential for Economic and Investment Growth” dominated the discussions. , as well as “Investment Growth”, “International Trade”, “Trade and Investment Policies”, “The Future of Oil and Gas in a Digital Economy” and “Food Security and Global Ecological Threats”. In addition, discussions were also held on “The challenges of Digital Technology”, “From fossil fuel to renewable energy” and “Cryptocurrency, block chain and legal ethics”.