Tag: expo 2020

Expo 2020: DDCI, Farmcrowdy partner to tap start-ups for solutions

Ahead of the Expo in Dubai later this year, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) selected Nigeria's Farmcrowdy among ten start-ups for business partnership. The chamber says start-ups are an important step in establishing bridges of communication and cross-border co-operation. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with Kenneth Obiajulu, Managing Director of Farmcrowdy Nigeria to get more insight on this partnership....

A $500 million consortium and global stage for Africa at Expo 2020 Dubai

Written by: Renuka Methil For the first time in the near 170-year history of World Expos, all countries in Africa will participate at...

Schneider Electric’s Olivier Jacquet on how to improve access to power in East Africa

As the Global Off-Grid Solar Forum & Expo 2020 kicks off today in Nairobi, Kenya – CNBC Africa spoke to the VP of Access to Energy at Schneider Electric, Olivier Jacquet on how East Africa can sustainably boost access to energy for all.

Expo 2020: Dubai’s rising start-up ecosystem

CNBC’s Dan Murphy says Dubai is ripe for innovation with an emerging economy and a mission to become a smart city by 2021. So how is this luxury travel location morphing into a haven for tech entrepreneurs? Dan murphy reports.

Countdown begins to Expo 2020 Dubai

The countdown has begun to one of the greatest shows in earth that could mean more business for African companies. In just under a year from now Expo 2020 will open in Dubai at the cost of more than seven billion dollars. It’ll attract more than 25 million visitors and scores of investors and business-people from Africa.