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On the occassion of a visit from one of the largest business delegations ever from West-Arica, NABC organizes a Mali-Niger-Burkina Faso business forum on Tuesday April 14. This forum enables you to meet with your potential business counterparts from these West-African countries and gain more knowledge about your business opportunities in Mali, Niger and Burkina 

This incoming visit is a collaboration between the NABC and the Embassy of the Netherlands in Bamako, Mali. Besides the business forum on the 14th of April, NABC will also facilitate company visits in sector clusters on April 15 and 16. The companies are active in the following sectors: 

  • agro-food 

  • livestock 

  • transport

  • mining

  • trade in vehicles (commercial and transport) 

  • construction 

  • energy (renewable)

  • consumer goods & electronics

Interested in hosting one of the cluster sectors at your company? Please contact Quirine de Graaf or Marina Diboma 

Please note that registration is an application to attend and needs to be confirmed explicitly by NABC. The automatically generated confirmation can therefore be neglected.

Please find an overview of the delegations by clicking on the respective country: 



Burkina Faso


On April 14, the Business Forum takes place at NH Atlanta Rotterdam 

The preliminary* program is as follows: 

08:30 - 09:00 Registration 

09:00 - 11:00 Informative sessions 

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break 

11:15 - 12:30 Panel discussions 

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

14:00 - 16:30 Business meetings 

16:30 - 18:00 Networking reception 

* Program may be subject to changes

Practical information

We encourage you to participate in the business forum on Tuesday April 14 in Rotterdam to meet your potential business counterparts from Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso. 

Date:         14 April 2015 
Location:    NH Atlanta, Rotterdam | Coolsingel/Aert van Nesstraat, 4 | 3012 CA | Rotterdam The Netherlands
Time:         09:00 - 17:30 (you can also register for part of the day morning or afternoon)* 
Price:         Free of charge**

Please note that for those of you that wish to participate in the business meetings (in the afternoon), you will receive an e-mail with more information about the organization of the B2B after you have completed your registration*.

There are limited seats available for the business forum, so secure your seat by registering now! 

We are also happy to inform you that it is possible to invite a particular sector of the delegation to visit your company on april 15 (and 16). To discuss the possibilities, please contact: 

Quirine de Graaf ( & Marina Diboma (

*Please note that registration is an application to attend and needs to be confirmed explicitly by NABC. The automatically generated confirmation can therefore be neglected.

** Participation for this event is free of charge. Please note that you can cancel your registration (after explicit confirmation by NABC by mail) until Thursday april 9th 16:00 (Dutch time)

For cancellations after Thursday April 9, 16:00, & no-shows, NABC will charge EUR 75,- ex. VAT per person. 


Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso business delegation visits the Netherlands


NABC welcomed a trade delegation from Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso from April 13-17, 2015. The incoming trade mission was an initiative of NABC and The Netherlands Embassy in Bamako, Mali.  

The trade delegation was composed of 60 companies from the three countries. Member of the delegation were represented from various sectors namely, agro-food, livestock, transport, mining, vehicles, construction, energy (renewable), consumer goods and electronics.

Over the three days business visit, the delegation participated in business forum, networking activities with Dutch companies and visits to various Dutch companies. The trade mission was kicked off with presentations and panel discussion, followed by business to business networking between members of the delegation and Dutch companies and was concluded with sector focused company visits. The clustered sectors included energy, dairy, construction & heavy equipment, transport & trucks, trade in food & beverages, textile & cosmetics, poultry, horticulture, arable farming, ICT, telecom and electricity.    


Event details

April 14: Mali-Niger-Burkina Faso Business Forum
From April 14, 2015
Till April 14, 2015
NABC events
Business Seminar & Matchmaking
Rotterdam, Netherlands ,