SCHEDULE DETAILS Event schedule information

8: 30-10: 00 am

Domestication of the SADC Industrialization Strategy with a Focus on Improving the Trade Balance": Moderator (Mr Ciyong Zou, UNIDO Program Director)

  • 8:30 am – 8:40 am Keynote speaker 1: (Paul Sullivan of Acrow Bridge)
  • 8:40 am – 8:50 am Keynote Speaker 2: (Carlos Alberto Mesquita - Minister of Industry and Commerce)
  • 8:50 AM – 9:20 AM Panel (Eswatini, AIMO, IDC-RSA, Lesotho)
  • 09:20 – 09:35 Financing / Support Program (Pietro Toigo, ADB Resident Representative)
  • 9:35 am – 9:50 am Ian Hirchfield, Coca Cola Africa - Private Sector Perspectives
  • 09:50 – 09:55 Closing speech (SADC Patron: Minister of Zimbabwe)

    (05 min) Corporate Advertising and Break

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Government of the Republic of Mozambique

10:00 - 16:00

"Energy, Mineral Resources and the Local Content Value Chain": Moderator (António Sánchez-Benedito Gaspar, EU Ambassador)

  • 10:00 – 16:30: Visit the Global Expo through the Portal (https://www.sadcexpo.com)
    Thematic cluster exhibition
  • 13.30-15.00: Investment and Business Room (Moderator-President of ACIS):
    - Beluluane Industrial Park (GDP).
    - Matching of Viable Projects with Investment Programs and Funds.
    - Financial Institution.
    - B2B/B2C sessions by appointment and directed.
    Champion:
    - Opening & Closing (corporate partner)
    Cultural Moment Interlude (B Kakana).
  • 15.00 – 16.00: VIP Business Room (Moderator-Director of ACIS/CTA):
    - Meeting of SADC WIB CEOs.
    - SADC Cultural Business Initiative (Moreira Chonguiça)
    - Financial Institution.
    - Appointed and directed sessions.
    Champion:
    Opening & Closing (corporate partner)
    Cultural Moment Interlude (B Kakana).
  • 13.30 – 15.00: Media VIP Room (TVM/GABINFO Moderator):
    - SADC Roundtable and Caravan: EPA/SADC-EU report (Botswana); AGOA (António Fernando/USAID); COVID-19 and Border Trade, SADC Business Environment and International Economy (Angelo Mondlane and Zambia); and interaction with regional and international media; world news on cluster themes.

    Champion:
    - Opening & Closing
    Cultural Moment Interlude (B Kakana).

  • 15.30 – 16.00 Digital screen of launches and openings (Moderator-General Director of APIEX):
    • PRONAIMO opportunities.
    • Visit and corporate business environment of ZEE-FIBeluluane and Agility Park.
    • Launch of the Mozambique Trade Fair Edition 2021
    • Three Provinces.
    • Launches and openings from other Member States.
    • Honorable Mentions and Certificates – 10min
    • Cultural Moment (Jimmy Dludlu & Band) – 10min.
    • Intervention by the Hon. Mr. Agostinho Vuma, President of the CTA (5min)
    • Intervention by the Hon. Mr Peter Varndell, Executive Secretary (SADC Business Council – 5min)
    Intervention by His Excellency Stargomena Tax, SADC Executive Secretary (5min).
    • Intervention by His Excellency, Carlos Agostinho do Rosário, Prime Minister of Mozambique – 15min.
    • Closing remarks of the SADC Public-Private Dialogue and Business Forum by His Excellency the President of Malawi.
    • Mozambican, SADC and African Union corporate anthems – 5min

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Government of the Republic of Mozambique

11:25-12:25

"Tourism and Cultural Industry: resilience and innovation": Moderator (Rui Monteiro, President of the CTA portfolio)

  • The challenges imposed by the economic resection resulting from the Covid-19 Pandemic, and within a new normality, will share, reflect and implement the paths that this strategic regional sector must follow and continue its agenda of being and continuing to be a business niche in the field of internationalization.
  • 11:25 am – 11:35 am Keynote speaker (Paulo Portas / Portugal)
  • 11:35 – 11:45 Panel (Eldevina Materrula, Minister of Culture and Tourism - Gregory Carr Investor, National Entrepreneur-Inhambane, USA, Seychelles)
  • 11:45 am – 11:55 am Funding and Support Program (Millennium Challenge Corporation)
  • 11:55 – 12:05 Yousouf Ismael, Mauritius Chamber of Commerce - Private Sector Perspectives
  • 12:05 – 12:15 Phil Daka, Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Moderated Q&A and Private Sector Comments
  • 12:15 – 12:20 Closing remarks (SADC Patron: Minister of Mauritius)

    (05 min) Corporate Advertising and Break
    Break (Lunch & Network) and Cultural Moment

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SADC Business Council

10:00 - 16:30

MOZ - SADC Global Expo (10:00 – 16:30 (On-site and Virtual)

10:00 – 16:30 Visit the Global Expo through the Portal (http://www.sadcexpo.com)

Thematic cluster exhibition

13.30-15.00: Investment and Business Room (Moderator-President of ACIS):
- Beluluane Industrial Park (GDP).
- Matching of Viable Projects with Investment Programs and Funds.
- Financial Institution.

- B2B / B2C sessions by appointment and directed.
Champion:
- Opening & Closing (corporate partner)
Cultural Moment Interlude (B Kakana).

15.00 – 16.00 VIP Business Room (ACIS/CTA Moderator-Director):
- Meeting of SADC WIB CEOs.
- SADC Cultural Business Initiative (Moreira Chonguiça)
- Financial Institution.
- Sessions by appointment and directed.
Champion:
Opening & Closing (corporate partner)
Cultural Moment Interlude (B Kakana).

13.30 – 15.00: Media VIP Room (TVM/GABINFO Moderator):
- SADC Roundtable and Caravan: EPA/SADC-EU report (Botswana); AGOA (António Fernando/USAID); COVID-19 and Border Trade, SADC Business Environment and International Economy (Angelo Mondlane and Zambia); and interaction with regional and international media; world news on cluster themes.
Champion:
- Opening & Closing
Cultural Moment Interlude (B Kakana).

15.30 – 16.00: Digital screen of launches and openings (Moderator-General Director of APIEX):
• PRONAIMO opportunities.
• Visit and corporate business environment of ZEE-FIBeluluane and Agility Park.
• Launch of the Mozambique Trade Fair Edition 2021
• Three Provinces.
• Launches and openings from other Member States.
• Honorable Mentions and Certificates – 10min
• Cultural Moment (Jimmy Dludlu & Band) – 10min.
• Intervention by the Hon. Mr. Agostinho Vuma, President of the CTA (5min)
• Intervention by the Hon. Mr Peter Varndell, Executive Secretary (SADC Business Council – 5min)
• Intervention by His Excellency Stargomena Tax, SADC Executive Secretary (5min).
• Intervention by His Excellency, Carlos Agostinho do Rosário, Prime Minister of Mozambique – 15min.
• Closing remarks of the SADC Public-Private Dialogue and Business Forum by His Excellency the President of Malawi.

• Mozambican, SADC and African Union corporate anthems – 5min

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Government of the Republic of Mozambique

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SADC Business Council

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SADC

08:00 - 09:20

Café and network (Mozambique and SADC corporate videos)

  • Café and network (Mozambique and SADC corporate videos)
  • Opening of SADC Moz Global Expo

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Government of the Republic of Mozambique

09:25 - 10:00 am

Opening session

  • Mozambican, SADC and African Union corporate anthems and welcome (5min).
  • Intervention by His Excellency Eneas Comiche, President of the Municipal Council of Maputo (07min)
  • Health & Safety (3min).
  • Intervention by the Hon. Sir Augustine Vuma, President of the CTA (5min)
  • Intervention by the Hon. Sir Peter Varndell, Executive Secretary (SADC Business Council – 5min)
  • Intervention by His Excellency Stargomen Tax, SADC Executive Secretary (5min).
  • Cultural Moment (Moreira Chonguiça and 05 SADC Countries – 8min).
  • Intervention by His Excellency Carlos Mesquita, Minister of Industry and Commerce (5min).

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SADC Business Council

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Government of the Republic of Mozambique

10.00 - 11:25 am

"Socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in the region and recovery strategies" - Moderator, Bineswaree Bolaky, UNECA

This session will focus on the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on SADC and the strategies needed for rapid economic recovery. It will also examine the evolving ways of doing business post-COVID-19 and how SADC industries can adapt.

  • Peter Varndell, SADC Business Council (Introducer)
  • Luis Magaço Jr, President of ACIS (Introducer)
  • Lineu Candieiro, Young Entrepreneur from Mozambique (Testimony)

10:00 - 10:30

  • SADC Business Forum Launch Speech by His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique and Acting President of SADC

11.25 - 12:40 am

Infrastructure: Development of SADC Regional Corridors" - Moderator: John Rocha

This session will focus on the development of SADC regional transport corridors to support the trade and regional integration agenda. Presentations will focus on interventions needed to form structures and attract investments

11:00 – 11:35 Keynote Speaker 1: Mathews Phosa, RSA Entrepreneur

11:35 – 12:05 Panel (Minister of Transport and Communications, Janfar Abdulai, Malawi, Zambia, Cornelder, MPDC)

12:05 – 12:15 Financing Program (Corporate Council on Africa - USA)

12:15 – 12:30 Barbara Mommen, Infrastructure and Trade Specialist, Private Sector Perspectives

12:30 - 12:40 John Rocha, DTIC - Moderated Q&A and Private Sector Comments

(05 min) Corporate Advertising and Break

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SADC Business Council

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SADC

13:45 - 14:55

"Agribusiness: promoting and linking regional reference value chains" - Moderator: Malawi

  • This session will focus on the development of agribusiness value chains in SADC, particularly the integration of SMEs into the agricultural sector. The main objective will be to develop linkages of SMEs with large organizations that will allow them to access SADC regional markets.
  • Keynote speaker (Honorable Celso Correia-Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Mozambique)
  • Panel (Augusta Maíta Minister of the Sea, Inland Waters and Fisheries, RSA, National Entrepreneur of Manica, Argentina, Zimbabwe)
  • Funding and Support Program (International Cooperation to Finance US Development)
  • Moderated Q&A and Private Sector Comments
  • Closing remarks (SADC Country: His Excellency Thabo Mbeki Former RSA Head of State)
  • Corporate Advertising and Break

15:00 - 16:05

"Entrepreneurship in SADC: Ecosystem and Development": Moderator (Francisco Mandlate, FUNDASO)

  • In order to make entrepreneurship an asset in the collective structure of the region, this panel comes to share, reflect and promote the existing regional dynamics and good practices, with a global impact on the ecosystem and initiatives for the development of entrepreneurship.
  • Keynote speaker (Botswana)
  • Panel (Oswaldo Faquir Petersburgo, Mozambican Youth and Employment Secretary, ANJE, National Entrepreneur Maputo, SEBRAE-Brasil and Madagascar)
  • Support Program (100 best and SADC WIB-CTA/FUNDASO SMEs Women Entrepreneurs)
  • Moderate questions and answers and comments
  • Corporate Advertising and Break

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Government of the Republic of Mozambique

speaker-2

SADC Business Council

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SADC

14:30-16:00

Investment and Business Room (Moderator- President of ACIS):

- Matching of Viable Projects with Investment Programs and Funds.

- B2B/B2C sessions by appointment and directed.

Champion:

- Opening …

- Corporate Partner….

- Closing….

Cultural Moment Interlude (B Kakana).

10:30 - 17:00

MOZ - SADC Global Expo (10:00 – 17:00 (Face-to-Face and Virtual)

Cultural Moment Interlude (B Kakana).

10/16 – 10/17: Media VIP Room (TVM/Gabinfo Moderator):
- Roundtable and SADC Caravan: Report presentations of the ZCLCA (Tomas Salomão); APE/UK (UK Africa RSA); COVID-19 and international economics (Luísa Diogo); and interaction with regional and international media; world news on cluster themes)
Champion:
- Opening & Closing

17.10 - 17.30: Digital Screen of Launches and Inaugurations (Moderator - APIEX General Director):
- Launch of the Goat of Tete as a Geographical Indication.
- Launch of the Regional Cattle Auction Program – Maputo Province.
- Three Provinces.
- Other Launches & Inaugurations of Member States.
Cultural Moment Interlude (B Kakana).