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Partners & Affiliated Organisations

NEPAD Business Group Nigeria through NEPAD Business Group, the continental umbrella organization, is affiliated with the following international business associations and organizations, who are constituent members of NEPAD Business Group

ECOWAS, as a Regional Economic Community (REC) has been entrusted with the responsibility of implementing NEPAD programmes in the West African sub-region.
A key priority of ECOWAS is resource mobilization, including overseas development assistance (ODA) and foreign direct investment (FDI). A key challenge facing ECOWAS member states is optimal use of the ECOWAS regional market of 250 million people.
ECOWAS plans to help develop the Secretariat of the NBGN. In collaboration with other development partners and collaborators, NBGN will establish a robust database on the Nigerian economy, including available investment opportunities and related financial, social and demographic statistics.

African Business Roundtable 
The African Business Round Table (ABR) was set up in 1990 by the Africa Development Bank (ADB). It is committed to strengthening the African private sector. It is the foremost pan African business association – who through its indefatigable President, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, NEPAD Business Group was established, while he also doubles as the Chairman of NEPAD Business Group.

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
ICC is the world business organization, the only representative body that speaks with authority on behalf of enterprises from all sectors in every part of the world

Commonwealth Business Council (CBC)
CBC works to promote trade and investment throughout the Commonwealth. It was set up in 1997 with the support of Commonwealth Heads of Government. CBC has 150 corporate members, and over 2000 small and medium company associates.

Forum Francophone Des Affaires
Forum Francophone des Affaires is an international organization promoting business and investment opportunities in francophone markets across 50 countries and 5 continents.

Business Humanitarian Forum
The Business Humanitarian Forum's purpose is to encourage dialogue and mutual support between the business and humanitarian communities, based on their common interests in the stability, prosperity and democratic evolution of developing societies and countries in transition.

Conseil Francais des Investisseurs en Afrique (CIAN) 
CIAN is the French Council of Investors in Africa, a private sector organization, grouping together more than 100 companies and representing about 80% of the activity of French firms investing or operating in Africa.

Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) 
The corporate Council is the leading US private sector organization representing US business interests in Africa formed in 1992 with approximately 180 US corporate members. CCA is involved in promoting investment and trade opportunities in Africa and liaising with the US administration on policy matters on Africa.

British Africa Business Association (BABA) 
BABA, founded in 1995, is the federal grouping of three major business associations (including the West African Business Association (WABA) whose main focus is to facilitate investment and trade with sub-Saharan Africa

International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) 
The Forum works strategically with business, civil society and the public sector in transition and emerging economies in order to achieve socially, economically and environmentally sustainable development.

Business Council Europe Africa Mediterranean (BCEAM) 
Through its members BCEAM represents some 1,500 European Union companies with interests in the African continent, from the Manger to South Africa, and representing over 3,000,000 employees. Their activities cover the complete range of commerce and industry, including, agriculture, mining, transport, banking and the service sectors.

Pan African Employers Confederation (PEC) 
PEC is the grouping of all employers associations across Africa with representationin 39 countries on the continent. As the regional representative of the international organization of employers network, it works closely with over 135 national employers' organizations from 131 countries.

Canadian Council on Africa 
The Canadian Council on Africa (Caprice) was founded in May 2002. The Canadian Council represents the Canadian private sector and engages with the Canadian government on African trade, investment and development issues.