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Join us on the 25th of April 2018 at the Bouchout Castle, Meise Botanic Garden Belgium to discuss the African Diaspora input in the agro food sector.

Some of the speakers at the forum are -

Mr Solomon Agyin - Founder King Solomon Warehouse cash and Carry Antwerp

Pierre Thiam - Senegalese Chef and Co-founder Yolele Foods New York

Rev Father Chika Onyejiuwa - Executive Secretary Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network (AEJFN) Brussels

Suzanne Awung Nvenekeng - Owner Suzzy Farms Cameroun

Odile Ano - Founder 1001Noyaux( producers of Mango oil)

Zilipa Nyirabyago- Solidev (Coffee Producers) Rwanda

Maureen Duru - Founder, The Food Bridge vzw

Frederic Ponsot - Remittances and Financial Inclusion Specialist, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Bjorn Macauter - General Manager Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs Belgium

Jérôme Degreef- Directeur scientifique Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Piet Stoffelen - Director Collections, Meise Botanic Garden

Filip Vandelook - Researcher Meise Botanic Garden

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For the African Diaspora Projects Initiative 2018, the eleven entrepreneurs whose projects were selected, had two days of intensive business bootcamp from VITO Belgium at the Thomas More College Mechelen. During the bootcamp, each project's team was also supported by experts from Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs Belgium and students of Thomas More College.

This Bootcamp will be followed by three days of coaching. During each session, the participants will also practise their pitch in preparation for the final pitching event before investors on the 24th of April 2018.

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The Helping Hand Project

In collaboration with Kwabre Ne Sekyere Belgium,Mfantesman vzw,Voice of Women International, Kente FM and other African organizations, we are organizing "The Helping Hand project",is an action started in 2016, aimed at feeding the homeless in the Brussels area. We are in need of volunteers to help with the cooking, packing and distribution of food to the homeless and needy. We are also still looking for sponsors for this project. We do not accept funds but prefer sponsorship in the form of donations of desired food items, food packaging materials. if you are interested in giving a helping hand, contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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