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  • Founded in Uganda, Famunera is a tech-driven startup that digitizes agribusiness operations, providing farmers, cooperatives, and agribusinesses with easy access to financing, market access, and supply chain traceability.
  • Initially a B2C model for farm inputs, it transitioned to a B2B platform to address the unique financing needs of agribusinesses.
  • With growing presence in the UAE, and the Netherlands, Famunera has onboarded over 1,000 agribusinesses and indirectly employed over 50,000 farmers.

Imagine a world where farmers from Uganda can seamlessly connect with agribusiness financiers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), while cooperatives in the Netherlands can procure produce from African farmers without the usual hurdles of financing and market access. This vision is no longer a far-off dream but a reality, thanks to Famunera, an innovative agribusiness startup.

Famunera, founded by Naika Enock Julius in 2016, is on a mission to transform the global agribusiness scene. By leveraging technology, Famunera is …

Dawood al Shezawi AIM Global Foundation President
  • Kazan Forum provided a unique platform for nations to strengthen ties and explore joint initiatives in various spheres including economic, educational, social, and cultural realms.
  • With over 80 nations expected to participate, including representatives from prominent OIC member states, the forum catalyses international cooperation and collaboration.
  • The forum’s comprehensive agenda also featured cultural events, fashion shows, competitions, and an international property market fair.

 AIM Global Foundation, a leading private organization dedicated to promote economic development and international cooperation, concluded its participation in the 15th International Economic Forum – Kazan Forum held over six days at the Kazan Expo International Exhibition Center. The forum served as a pivotal platform for experts and stakeholders from around the world to engage and explore avenues for enhancing economic and social relations

The XV International Economic Forum “Russia – Islamic World: Kazan Forum” provided a unique platform for nations to strengthen ties and explore joint …

AIM Global Foundation
  • Al Shezawi, President of AIM Global Foundation, asks entrepreneurs to seize promising investment opportunities between the Gulf countries and African nations.
  • Al Shezwi who is also President AIM Congress says these collaborations will be through enhancing joint work and establishing economic partnerships.
  • Also discussed in Bahrain was best practices and experiences from Africa and the Arab region on how to stimulate and unleash entrepreneurship, joint investments, and trade.

The AIM Global Foundation has called for enhanced trade partnership between the Gulf nations and Africa during the fifth edition of the 2024 World Entrepreneurs Investment Forum in Bahrain.

This call comes at a time when the AIM Global Foundation is increasingly engaging the world’s entrepreneurs, urging enhanced international cooperation by formulating and developing effective promotion strategies and opening new horizons for viable investments.

Overall, the AIM Global Foundation seeks to anticipate the future, support sustainable investment partnerships and initiatives, and create …

startup evolution in Africa
  • “Africa is like China 20 years ago, you see where China is now, so Africa is moving there,” Nael Hailemariam, Founder/CEO Chapa tells global leaders, and investors at AIM Congress 2024.
  • Africa’s startup evolution is on, fueled by innovation and a youthful demographic dividend.
  • This comparison of Africa to China’s meteoric rise serves as a compelling narrative for investors seeking untapped markets brimming with promise.

A panel discussion titled “The New Geographical Focus of Startups: Spreading Digital Innovation to Africa and Other Places” at the ongoing AIM Congress 2024 in Abu Dhabi has shed light on the startup evolution unfolding across Africa.

Expert speakers lifted the lid on the continent’s burgeoning potential, citing untapped opportunities that are ripe for investment. Nael Hailemariam, CEO/Cofounder of online payment gateway Chapa, captured Africa’s momentum, likening it to China’s trajectory two decades ago. “Africa is like China 20 years ago, you see where …

AIM Congress 2024
  • Industry leaders, policymakers, and visionaries are meeting in Abu Dhabi for the 13th edition of AIM Congress 2024.
  • Key discussions on the second day focused on advancing global health security and promoting sustainable local production.
  • H.E. Mansoor Ibrahim Al Mansoori, Chairman of the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi, underscores the significance of equitable pathways and innovative strategies for a healthier future.

The 2024 AIM Congress, currently underway at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) up to May 9th, has become a hub for industry leaders, policymakers, and visionaries. This gathering is witnessing unprecedented convergence aimed at fostering dialogue, collaboration, and innovative solutions to global challenges.

Under the theme “Investing in an Innovative Ecosystem: Navigating Growth Through Strategic Partnerships,” the Universal Track has been a platform for engaging talks and keynote addresses.

For instance, the China Investment Track, a highlight of this segment, was moderated by Duan …

Madagascar's first gold refinery birthed at AIM Congress 2024
  • Madagascar’s first gold refinery following a strategic partnership and support from the United Arab Emirates.
  • Andry Rajoelina, President of Madagascar, terms the move “a major step in the development” of the country’s mining sector.
  • At the AIM Congress 2024, Madagascar is marketing its rich potential as an emerging market and its pivotal role in regional trade dynamics.

Madagascar’s first gold refinery

Madagascar is set to join the elite club of countries with gold refinery plants in the world following strategic partnerships and support from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the 13th edition of the AIM Congress in Abu Dhabi, Andry Rajoelina, President of Madagascar, outlined his nation’s strategic vision for sustainable economic growth and development.

While highlighting the importance of strategic partnerships and investment, President Rajoelina noted Madagascar’s rich potential as an emerging market and its pivotal role in regional …

AIM Congress 2024
  • The Strategic Partner for the event is Saud Bahwan Group.
  • Moroccan Investment and Export Development Agency and Jordan’s Ministry of Investment are the Gold Partners.
  • Silver Sponsors for the event are the Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Invest in Sharjah.

Key partners of the AIM Congress 2024 have backed the vision of the event as an exceptional platform for exploring new ways to enhance global economic and investment cooperation.

The 13th edition of the 2024 AIM Congress is supported by over 330+ international and global partners, who have affirmed that the summit has evolved into a global gathering of elite decision-makers, business leaders, investors, and government officials from across the world.

They come together to exchange expertise and ideas, stimulate global economic growth, and present the best investment opportunities to the global business community. Additionally, they recognize its role in enriching the economic landscape of Abu Dhabi and …

AIM Congress 2024
  • AIM Congress 2024 attendees were treated to a plethora of insights and strategies aimed at enhancing investment attraction and bolstering economic growth.
  • One of the standout sessions was “Digital Marketing Solutions: by WAVETEQ,” focusing on cost-effective digital marketing strategies.
  • The innovation and technology track showcased cutting-edge solutions to revolutionise urban planning, smart city development, and digitalization in various sectors.

Strategic collaborations and insightful discussions on global business are set to peak as AIM Congress 2024 begins Tuesday, May 7th, 2024. On the eve of the international forum, the premier global investment platform has concluded its series of pre-event workshops held at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi. These workshops have primed the attendees, setting the stage for strategic insights and collaborations.

Investment Track Highlights at AIM Congress 2024

In the investment track, attendees were treated to a plethora of insights and strategies to enhance investment attraction and bolster economic growth. One of …

AIM Congress 2024
  • AIM Congress will be hosted by Abu Dhabi, with the support of the UAE Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology and the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) as lead partners.
  • The Gold Sponsors for the event are Saud Bahwan Group, Jordan’s Ministry of Investment, and Moroccan Investment and Export Development Agency.
  • The Silver Sponsor for the event is Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

As the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) Congress 2024 draws even closer, the spotlight is on the outstanding partnership efforts that have fueled its success over the years. With the event slated to take place between May 7 to 9 in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, AIM Congress highlights its long-standing partnerships with esteemed organisations.

In partnership with over 330 local, regional, and international partners, the 2024 AIM Congress is committed to enhancing global economic growth by promoting investment opportunities and facilitating meaningful communication …

AIM Congress 2024
  • Over 300 startups are converging in Abu Dhabi between May 7th and 9th for three days of innovation, collaboration, and transformative dialogue.
  • Key topics on the agenda include the rise of startups in biotechnology, the integration of technology into enterprises for financial resilience, and customer acquisition and retention.
  • Seven high-level roundtable meetings are slated to help startup entrepreneurs learn from experts about the latest global investment issues.

AIM Congress, now on its 13th edition, is gearing up to host over 300 startups from diverse fields of innovation and industries, marking a huge milestone for the global showcase in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Set to unfold from May 7th to 9th, 2024, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the event promises a platform for innovative solutions, investment opportunities, strategic partnerships, and knowledge sharing among policymakers and entrepreneurs worldwide. ADNEC, which offers a total area of 153,678 square metres …