Source: U.S. Embassy in Cote d'Ivoire |

U.S. Embassy Abidjan holds African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Information Session for Journalists ahead of 2019 AGOA Forum

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, July 30, 2019/APO Group/ --

The U.S. Embassy Abidjan brought together more than 20 local and international journalists for a two-hour information session on AGOA. The session, which was organized ahead of the 2019 AGOA Forum scheduled for August 4-6 in Abidjan, enabled the journalists to understand this American legislation aimed to assist the economies of sub-Saharan Africa and to improve economic relations between the United States and the region. The session featured Kara Diallo, an USAID/AGOA Specialist, who spoke on the advantages of AGOA for the eligible countries. Kara’s presentation was followed by a questions and answers session and interviews with major media outlets including state-owned newspaper Fraternite Matin.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of U.S. Embassy in Cote d'Ivoire.