After lots of finger pointing as to how Singapore outran many African countries in growing vital agricultural exports like palm oil, the Asiatic country is reaching out to bridge the gap. For two days in August, the Singapore-Africa Business Forum will get going on the 27th and 28th August to develop trade opportunities and partnership under the theme, ''fostering investment, trade and thoughtful leadership between Asia and Africa.''
Since 2010, the ASBF has linked over a thousand business and government leaders from some 30 countries to develop opportunities and partnerships between the two continents.
Key topics to be tackled include issues impeding the strategic economic growth of both regions. Singapore has over the years been singled out as the hub of investment in Asia [...]