IMC arranges the programme, content and logistics, the company visits and partnership sessions and IMC Global supports in the partnership for entrepreneurs between Africa and Europe.
The trade missions are intended to function as an eye opener. They aim to broaden the view of Irish entrepreneurs as well as those from other nationalities of the potential of Africa as a serious business partner.
For African entrepreneurs, missions serve as a way to get acquainted with their Irish counterparts, the Irish technology and management in order to get a better understanding of what is available and to find ways to benefit fom more modern methods of operating.
Partnerships between Irish & African entrepreneurs
Linking Irish NGO’s to NGOs in Africa (Uganda in particular)
B2B networking in Uganda and Ireland
Sourcing national & EU funding to support NGOs in Uganda
University collaborations between the 2 countries
Student exchange programmes
Twinning Irish schools to Ugandan schools
Recruiting international students
Monitoring and advice on marketing developments
Market surveys and feasibility studies in various sectors
Support of individuals/groups of Diaspora starting NGOs/CBO and investing in original countries
Capacity building in NGOs
Project skills training & business coaching
Uganda/Ireland Doing Business Conference (2017)
Held in Dublin and sponsored by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Ugandan Ambassador Prof. Joyce Kikafunda and Uganda Honorary Consul to Ireland, briefed delgates on opportunities for investment and doing business in Ireland.
Uganda/Ireland Doing Business Conference (2019)
Hosted in Dublin by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, this forum celebrated 25 years of the Ireland–Uganda partnership (1994 – 2019). Speakers included the Hon. Amelia Kyambadde (Uganda Minister for Trade, Industry & Co-operatives).
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