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Sports Manufacturing & The AfCFTA: A Mechanism for Growth Webinar

Sports Manufacturing & The AfCFTA: A Mechanism for Growth Webinar
9 September, 2021
Online || 14:00 to 16:30 (EAT).

ECA (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa) and Africa Sports Unified (ASU) will be hosting an interactive Online Webinar focused on Sports Trade and Manufacturing. We are happy to announce our Panellist for the Webinar: 

  • Laura Paez: Chief of Market Integration Section, UNECA

  • Dr Kevit Desai: Principal Secretary for East African Community

  • Charlie Appleton: Chairman & Co-Founder of Alive & Kicking, Kenya

  • Ugo Udezue: Co-Founder of AFA Sports

  • John Oluwadero: Youth Advocacy Expert

  • Abinaidah Chaseba (Moderator): Head of External Communications and Publicity of YALDA

Our esteemed Panel will share their learning experiences of enhancing the African Sports and Manufacturing Ecosystem and discuss the opportunities the AfCFTA provides to support its development focusing on the role of innovation, entrepreneurship and engaging youth, women and people with disabilities in sports entrepreneurship and innovation in Africa. 

This is an opportunity for dialogue amongst pioneers and thought leaders within African Sports Development. Leveraging the ability for sport to support the inclusive AfCFTA (African Continental Free Trade Area) implementation.

This forum will be in English with interpretation in French. If you have any questions, you’d like to ask about the event, please email

The webinar takes place virtually on 9 September 2021 from 14:00 to 16:30 (EAT).

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