Madagascar and the UK: Trade and Investment

TBC, Virtual Event


On the 15th April 2020, DMA is hosting its third engagement with the Government of Madagascar, in a digital setting. 

Opened by a guest of honour from the government of Madagascar, the event will feature the Lord Sheikh, both Ambassadors,  Director General of Economic Development Board of Madagascar (EDBM), senior government representatives and the private sector. 

Aimed at strengthening engagements between the UK and Madagascar, the event will frame the Malagasy government’s current foreign direct investment strategy and post-COVID-19 roadmap. It will focus on investable opportunities with natural resources, sustainable agriculture, tourism, renewable energy and industrial sectors.



11:00 – 11:10 Opening Remarks 

  • Ambassador of Madagascar to the UK 
  • British Ambassador in Madagascar
  • Lord Sheikh, Baron Sheikh of Cornhill in the City of London

11:10 – 11:25 Keynote Addresses

  • Guest of Honour
  • British Government Representative 

11:25 – 12:05 Trade and Investment Opportunities 

  • Chair: Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA 
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry 
  • Director General, Economic Development Board of Madagascar (EDBM)
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries 
  • Ministry of Energy 
  • Ministry of Tourism   
  • Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development 
  • Private Sector Speaker 
  • Private Sector Speaker


12:05 – 12:15 Q&A Session 




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