The EU Tech Chamber (EUTECH) Africa Alliance webinar on “How ready is Africa for Blue Economy?” started off with a short overview of the organization and a formal introduction of the panelists by our moderator, Ms. Svetlana Nyameyo who is the coordinator of the Africa Alliance.
The four experienced panelists for today’s webinar were:
· Ms. Josephine I. Okoeguale, Founder & CEO of Wakhomey’s Ltd,
· Mr. Peter Sol Rogers, Managing Director at Brain Pots Inc (East Africa),
· Mr. Alexis Grosskopf, Founder & CEO of OceanHub Africa,
· Ms. Samke Mnguni, CEO of RegisTree.
While addressing the webinar, the speakers discussed the necessity of regulations and policies to make sure the Blue Economy sector is more sustainable and efficient. They also discussed the importance of data collection and methods to simplify the process to make it more effective and cheaper.
Moreover, the panelists emphasized on educating people and raising awareness on the importance of data collection to promote Blue Economy in Africa. Lastly, they discussed the huge potential for growth and opportunities in this sector.
We want to thank our respectable speakers for their informed insights on this much-needed topic. Moreover, special thanks to Ms. Svetlana Nyameyo for moderating the webinar and distributing Tree-Certificates to the panelists.
Above all, sincere thanks to all our attendees – your comments, compliments, and questions. Stay tuned for our next Africa Alliance webinar on January 18, 2023, about “Connecting Africa through an Inclusive Network”.