During the virtual press conference on trade and investment between the United States of America (USA) and Africa, through the “Prosper Africa” ​​program, the Special Assistant of the President and Senior Director for Africa at the National Security Council, Dana Banks, defended that energy is one of the priority sectors for US investment in the African continent. Through the existing cooperation mechanisms, the sector can boost exports, through agencies development, creating business opportunities of around USD 24 billion. In line with the energy sector, there is also infrastructure that is resilient to climate change, which could generate investments in the order of USD 60 million. Banks also said that the US Government supports female entrepreneurship, through micro, small financing. and medium-sized companies under the management or ownership of women. Ending his intervention, Banks spoke of the availability of about 25 million vaccines that the US will be able to donate to African countries, as a way of supporting them in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as in the restoration of economies, most of which have been experiencing historical moments of recession. Source:O País

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