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Power Africa Coordinator Andrew M. Herscowitz Presents on Business Opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa at Conference in Atlanta

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Power Africa Coordinator Herscowitz will participate in a plenary session on Power Africa and Infrastructure Opportunities at the Discover Global Markets Business Forum Series on Sub-Saharan Africa hosted by the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration and the Georgia District Export Council.  The conference is designed for U.S. executives who wish to explore export market development strategies in the emerging markets of Sub-Saharan Africa.  Panels will feature high-ranking government officials and U.S. commercial diplomats posted at U.S. Embassies throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as business leaders from the private-sector.

Power Africa is a U.S. government initiative focused on decreasing poverty and advancing economic growth by adding more than 30,000 megawatts of cleaner, more efficient electricity generation capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa through partnerships with African governments, the private sector, and other partners.

WHAT:          Discover Global Markets Business Forum Series 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa

WHO:             Andrew Herscowitz

                        Coordinator, Power Africa and Trade Africa

 WHEN:          Conference dates are November 5-6, 2014.  Power Africa Coordinator Herscowitz will speak at 8:15am on November 6, 2014.

WHERE:       Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel & Conference Center

                        3405 Lenox Road, NE

                        Atlanta, GA 30326

For general information about the Discover Global Markets Business Forum, please contact Hannah Kamenetsky at Hannah.Kamenetsky@trade.gov or visithttp://www.export.gov/georgia/DGMSubSaharanAfrica/

For information about Power Africa, please visit http://www.usaid.gov/powerafrica