Will you be at the International fair of technologies of information and communication?

Africa is progressing. We can participate in its development in multiple areas of digital. The objective of SITIC Africa Canada is to participate in the construction of a collaborative corridor between Africa and Canada. Event organized by CONTACT WORLD and TUNISIA AFRICA-EXPORT in collaboration with their official partners. Several African delegations will travel to Montreal to meet with IT companies, institutions and industry associations. Virtual B2B meetings Virtual B2B meetings via ZOOM allow our participants to exchange before the event. Register now! They can seize the opportunity to converse with people who will be present on October 14 and 15, 2019 in Montreal  and 19,20 and 21 June  2019  in… Read More

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About Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada, Federal Government Department for Diplomatic and Consular Relations, Stimulating International Trade and Organizing Canada’s International Assistance. There are several areas that perfectly define the policy established by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service: Helping companies explore new markets, consider international expansion, commercialize technology, recruit or enter into international partnerships, attract investors to Canada. Global Affairs Canada invites the public to learn about projects and programs that Canada supports in international development. Global Affairs Canada leads Canada’s international aid efforts to reduce poverty and inequality by leveraging Canadian expertise and financial resources, providing bilateral development assistance and institutional support to multilateral organizations. international.gc.ca Global Affairs Canada is interested in… Read More

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New partners SITIC Africa-Canada

In addition to TFO Canada, who joined the ISTIC Africa-Canada 2018 organization, last week, it was Global Affairs Canada’s turn to join the list of partners of the African Digital Potential Forum: Mangrove, Tunisia-Africa-Export, The League of Africans of Canada, the Montreal Center for Business and Innovation (CEIM), the Pan-African Council of Quebec (COPAQ). Indeed, TFO Canada is responsible for the e-commerce panel. more+ Global Affairs Canada is interested in the environment of African and Canadian startups. Our partner Mangrove will set up a specific workshop to discuss the startup phenomenon, their contribution to economic development and the strengthening of technical cooperation links between Africa and Canada. It is recalled… Read More

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Innovations challenges in Africa

Innovation faces several challenges on the African continent.  According to the World Bank technologies and innovation are currently shaping progress on the continent, yet an age-old question remains: that of the potential for Africa to leapfrog technological advances worldwide and cement its position   as a hotspot for future technological innovation.  Africa is unique in the sense that most of its population access new digital technologies mostly through mobile phones, and this explain the dynamism of emerging eBanking and mobile banking platforms. Statistics by GSMA reveals that in 2016, 320 million mobiles connections already existed in West Africa alone, and 45 million more are expected to be listed by 2020. In… Read More

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Innovation

Innovation is at the core of Canadian approaches to socioeconomic development and Canada’s emphasis on innovation is often highlighted by distinctively consistent financing of Innovation. This includes 700M$ in funds recently earmarked by the Government of Quebec to sustain innovative manufacturing ventures in Quebec, or the 36 M$ fund allocated to the research project on “Innovating for Maternal and Child Health in Africa “(IMCHA) and jointly funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Global Affairs Canada, and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). The IMCHA project, which the aim is to “improve maternal, newborn, and child health by using primary health care as an entry point to strengthen health… Read More

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Digital Transformation in Africa

Africa is currently witnessing deeply entrenched digital transformation processes. Digital transformation is affecting and improving the stakes for several industries in the continent, including those central to development issues and concerns, such as, agriculture, energy production, transport and infrastructures. In agriculture, the progressive integration of agricultural technologies into reformed agricultural processes has demonstrated the potency of digital transformation as a factor improving the yield of arable lands. A significant number of entrepreneurs have also focused on providing FinTech solutions for farmers. The sector is thus burgeoning with activity and dynamism, specifically in countries such as Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana; 82 agro-technology start-ups currently operates in 16 African countries. In energy,… Read More

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