President of Cabo Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca calls for strong mobilization around the Africa Innovation Summit, Kigali 2018

In a press release on March 1, 2018, the President of the Republic of Cabo Verde, H.E. Jorge Carlos Fonseca invites all African public and private decision-makers, researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs and start-ups to join the Africa Innovation Summit and help in building a robust innovation ecosystem in Africa. 

President Fonseca declared: “… I encourage you to take ownership of this initiative, ensuring its sustainability, so that it can be carried out in several countries of our continent in a regular and sustainable manner”. 

The President of Cabo Verde strongly believes that a “successful implementation of this initiative will help in the common fight against poverty and social inequalities, and will certainly accelerate the development process of African States”.; and for that reason, He has invited Africa's Development Partners as well as the major African Enterprises and Foundations to support the #AIS2018, and if possible contributing financially to the organization of event. 

The full and original press release is available here []. 

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