Guided Africa Business Mission - GHANA 2018

When? May 6 -12, 2018

We invite you to join our guided Africa Business Mission 2018 to Ghana! 


 Our Business & Investment Mission to Ghana, 2016/ Photo at the Ministry of Fisheries


What are the benefits for you our Africa Business Missions in 2018?

3 Benefits:

  1. ==> Cut down TIME, RISK, and related COST when getting started in Africa

  2. ==> Get direct access to opportunities, government stakeholders, and local partners with the necessary professional guidance allowing you to start your venture with absolute clarity and a head start.

  3. ==> Prepare, visit Ghana, and follow up with our professional guidance and support, so you can get results faster.


 Who is it for?

  • African entrepreneurs, professionals, and start-ups in the Diaspora as well as friends of Africa who want to start doing business or invest on the continent the right way.

  • Individual private investors 

  • Small and medium sized entreprise executives who are looking for market entry into Africa or market expansion within Africa


Why Ghana?

We want you to succeed relatively fast, while cutting down TIME, RISK, and related COST. Here is the deal:

  •  Ghana is a LOW Risk/HIGH Opportunity market, which will serve you
  • It offers vast and very exciting opportunities across various sectors with relatively low competition
  • Ghana is among the top markets for 'ease of doing business' in Africa, allowing you to start faster and with signficantly less starting capital
  • Corruption and security risks are among the lowest in Africa
  • Ghana has a reasonably large market size and is strategically well positioned. Ghana is also an excellent location for further expansion into West Africa.
  • Investor incentives are high and are by and large open to both non-national and foreign investors.
  • Non-Ghanaians have many opportunities to get a business license with no minimum capital requirement

Africa Business & Investment Mission 2016: Investment & export opportunities in pineapple production 


Ghana (Accra) - May 6 - 12, 2018

Structure of business mission to Ghana

Arrival on Sunday the 6th of May 2018 in Accra  from your point of departure anywhere in the world. Departure from Accra to your final destination on Saturday the 12th of May (you can extend your own visit in Ghana for tourist purposes on individual basis if you wish to do so).

Meetings, activities, and feasibility studies on the ground will take place from Monday the 7th to Friday the 11th for five very intensive whole days. 


Mission Schedule

  • Your mission leaders will be Dr. Harnet and Akosua Annobil. We will be welcomed on Monday morning by representatives of the Ghana Investment Promotion Center who will also give us an introduction to the opportunities on the ground

  • Meetings with local businesses and industry stakeholders who are looking for partners or investors will follow throughout the week from morning to evening

  • Site visits, feasibility assessments, and introductions to potential business partners in your industry that will serve your own start up or market entry plans are part of the schedule

  • The mission will be highly practical and flexible and we will tailor it towards the unqiue rquirements and industry interests of the mission particpants even at last minute when new questions arise during our visit, so we can guarantee high responsiveness, satisfaction, and output.

  • Why our Diaspora Supperreturns Business & Investment Missions are different from other trade missions: They are hands-on, intense, and allow a much higher level of practical interaction with real opportunities and people on the ground. Our business missions are not statically pre-planned, but highly responsive towards the interests and requirements of the mission group participants - therefore no mission is the same. 


Extras & benefits

  • Groups consulting sessions during the mission to narrow down your business or investment plan. Acces to Dr. Harnet and Akosua with important follow up questions (in writing).

  • We assist you in the follow-up on communication with local stakeholders and action planning 1 month after our mission to Ghana to allow your momentum to continue.


Your Missions leaders for Ghana:

 Dr. Harnet  


   Akosua Annobil



Which sectors and industries will the missions target?

The final industry focus during each mission will depend on the interests of the mission participants. However, we envisage a focus on

- Agriculture & food processing

- Manufacturing

-  Export of African goods

-  Real Estate & investments 

- Other (please contact Dr. Harnet to inquire about other industries)



The price of each mission is US$2,500 for the business mission + $297 to be paid immediately as a seat holder (this will also cover 1 week local accommodation). Payments options of two to three installments are available. However the last installment needs to be paid 2 weeks prior to travel latest.


Promotional Codes

Special price rates apply to members of the Africa Business Academy and Africa Business BootCamp 2018. Please use your promotional code when registering


Included in the price for the business missions are:

1. All meetings and site visits locally

2. Local travel including your pick-up from Accra airport upon arrival and drop-off

3. Accommodation (possibly including breakfast)



NOT included in the price:

Your international travel (flights), your visa cost, your local food and beverages expenses, and any other additional cost related to the mission that may occur at your end are not included in the price.  




Our Africa Diaspora Business Missions are for people who have already decided that they want to do business with Africa or invest there. We are working with government stakeholders and local businesses on the ground who invest their time and trust in us and we want to deliver output and build new ventures in or with Africa. Therefore: serious participants only.


Please note that seats are available at a very limited number. Each business mission will consist of 5-9 people only. You may want to book quickly to avoid disappointment. You can however be put on the waiting list or secure your seat for the next mission. 


If you are not sure if the business mission is for you, we can schedule a free 30-min Skype conversation after an initial e-mail introduction. Please request this via 


How to book your participation

Click on the REGISTER NOW button below. On the new registration page select your mission option at the top right and then click on 'purchase offer' to proceed. You will receive a short thank you note in the end, which means your payment has gone through.You will then receive consecutive e-mails in the run-up to the business missions with all the information you need.

Payments via Paypal to is possible, too.



Cancellations can be made up to 8 weeks prior to travel and any payments you have made towards the mission will be fully refunded. A cost of 50% is due 7-4 weeks prior to our trip. And 100% payment for last minute cancellations (less than 4 weeks), as the mission only consists of few members and someone else could have booked your seat. However, if a last-minute replacement can be found (e.g. from the waiting list) a full refund is due to you. 

If for any reason an inadequate number of people (three or less) should have registered for one mission, we reserve the right to cancel the mission up to 4 weeks prior to travel and fully refund you. However this scenario is pretty unlikely.



For any questions contact the Chief Coordinator Dr. Harnet directly via





Now, if you want to walk the talk - this is your chance. It cannot get better and more convenient than this.

We look forward to working with you !







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