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Initiatives
February 4, 2019

During the course of the year, the GABF regularly hosts boutique events such as roadshows and other specialised initiatives. Take a look at our upcoming events in 2019.

Investment Ties
February 4, 2019

German-African Transformations With a wide network of renowned personalities from the political field and private sector, the GABF has established itself as an important link to align German and African business interests. The GABF “assists and insists” in a strengthened commitment of German investors towards the African continent. GABF is a benchmark for high-level discussion, […]

About GABF
February 4, 2019

The Germany Africa Business Forum (GABF) is a private think tank whose goal is to strengthen investment ties between Germany and Africa. Founded in 2017 as a “private for privates”, the GABF encourages German investors to consider the African continent as a profitable and important investment destination. Through a series of initiatives, the GABF draws […]

The Meeting Place for German-African Trade & Investment
February 4, 2019

Anchored in the private sector, the GABF brings together Africa’s foremost executives with German companies, policymakers, investors and innovators with the aim of driving change. Germany sometimes overlooks the enormous economic potential of the African continent, as well as cultural and social similarities. GABF seeks to “bridge the gap” by facilitating dialogue, business dealings and […]

GABF Casts Spotlight on Ghana and Ethiopia for Bavarian Investors
November 9, 2017

Investment potential in the African nations of Ghana and Ethiopia will be key focal points during the Germany African Business Forum, to be held November 28, 2017 in Munich. Hon. Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Minister for Business Development for Ghana, and H.E. Dr. Mebrahtu Meles, State Minister for Industry of Ethiopia, will be delivering key presentations […]

GABF Munich Forum
November 1, 2017

November 2017 | Munich | GABF Munich united two ideal trade partners – Bavaria and the continent of Africa – at this event.

Germany Africa Business Forum Launches Munich Event with HypoVereinsbank and State of Bavaria
September 4, 2017

The Germany Africa Business Forum (GABF) announces it will host a special conference on November 28, 2017 in Munich.

GABF Will Put Spotlight on African Digital Banking and Fintech at EURO FINANCE WEEK 2017
August 6, 2017

The Germany-Africa Business Forum will host a special half-day Africa session during the 20th gathering of the highly heralded EURO FINANCE WEEK, to be held November 13-17, 2017 in Frankfurt.

The G20 ‘Compact with Africa’: Advancing Economic Reform
July 7, 2017

As the G20 Summit gets underway in Hamburg under the German G20 presidency, the “Compact with Africa” initiative aims to bring investment to African reformers. With South Africa the only African G20 member, will the plan address the needs of all the region’s economies?

GABF speaker launches crowdinvesting platform ecoligo to finance solar projects in Africa
April 13, 2017

Germany-Africa Business Forum speaker Markus Schwaninger has launched a new crowdinvesting platform that enables private investors to back solar power plants in emerging markets. The first project on ecoligo, the platform Markus created together with his co-founder Martin Baart, was opened to investors last week and the funding goal was reached in just 6 days. […]