PRINCIPLES AND FOUNDATIONS OF IFCA

 

It is evidence, the African continent is increasingly being courted by Western companies and emerging economies alike. Today we count more CEOs & government official visits from America, China, India and Europe, “the continent testifies today despite all that can be said to be a crisis, a growth rate of 6 – 8 % during the period of 2014 and will grow further in 2015.

However, growth is far from Inclusive, Sustainable and Equitable on the “whole continent”, “FICA” intends to harmonize this development so that the benefits are more just. “

Since the creation, FICA  have mobilize the investments for the government projects in Africa, around 800 (eight hundred) Millions Dollards, specifically in agriculture and infrastructures.

FICA have (18) Countries Representatives in Africa :

 

  • Cameroon

  • Central Africa

  • Chad

  • Congo

  • Gabon

  • Guinea Bisaau

  • Kenya

  • Equatorial Guinea

  • Zimbwabwe

  • Ethiopia

  • Eswatini

  • Mali

  • Maroc

  • Mozambique

  • Niger

  • Nigeria

  • Saint Tome & Prinipes

  • Senegal

Since the creation, FICA  have mobilized the investments for the government projects in Africa, more than 800M (eight hundred thousand) Million USD specifically in agriculture and infrastructures.

 

FICA (International Federation of African Consular Chambers & Trade) was created in 2012 .

Key Partners of FICA : Institutional

  • Africa Union( AU)

  •  Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa ( CEMAC) 

  • Singapore Government

  • European Commission

  • United Nation Industrialization Organization(UNIDO) 

  • African Capacity Building Fundation (ACBF)

Financial Support: 

  • European Investment Bank

  • United Bank for Africa

FICA / UNIDO Partnership, is part of the Country Program Partnership (PCP) of the United Nations Organization for inclusive Industrial Development, which induces a set of essential elements for the policy support  towards FICA in herendeavors for African States in:

 

Based on a common objective of Inclusive Sustainable Industrial Development “ISID”

▪ Inclusive:

▪ Redistribution  of wealth

▪ Development  for all based on equality

▪ Upgrade quality of life by improving living standards

▪ Encourage the transfer of skills & competences

▪ Sustainable:

▪ Environmental friendly development

▪ Create a business environment conducive to PPPs

▪ Include all economic and political actors in the development Process

▪ Facilitate economic transition

▪ Structural economic transformation

▪ Improving the security and governance

▪ Focus on high-impact long-term human development

▪ Definition of prioritized Action Plan for structural projects related to inclusive & sustainable development in Africa

▪ Creation and adaptability of a multi-sectoral implementation model

▪ Involvement of public stakeholders; interested and affected peoples in the private sector development

Encourage all forms of cooperation:

  • South-South Cooperation: based on mutual interest and horizontal cooperation based on equality,

  • Triangular Cooperation: including one or more developing countries and one third (State or organization) thatprovides the resources (material / financial / skills