African Continent: Launching Pad for Innovation, Dynamic Emerging Markets, and World Trade [7/5/2015]

Guests:

  • Dr. Sidi C. Jammeh, President and CEO, African Development Associates Group, LLC and Chairman Emeritus, World Bank – IMF African Society, (In-Studio),
  • Dr. Sidi C. Jammeh, President and CEO, African Development Associates Group, LLC and Chairman Emeritus, World Bank – IMF African Society, (In-Studio),  
  • Shelvin D. Longmire, Executive Director, AFRICA TRADE Magazine and Executive Director, African Trade Group/Afrique Expansion, Inc., (In-Studio),  
  • Shelvin D. Longmire, Executive Director, AFRICA TRADE Magazine and Executive Director, African Trade Group/Afrique Expansion, Inc., (In-Studio).

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Dr. Sidi C. Jammeh, President and CEO, African Development Associates Group, LLC and Chairman Emeritus, World Bank – IMF African Society, (In-Studio)

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Dr. Sidi C. Jammeh, President and CEO, African Development Associates Group, LLC and Chairman Emeritus, World Bank – IMF African Society, (In-Studio)

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Shelvin D. Longmire, Executive Director, AFRICA TRADE Magazine and Executive Director, African Trade Group/Afrique Expansion, Inc., (In-Studio)

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Shelvin D. Longmire, Executive Director, AFRICA TRADE Magazine and Executive Director, African Trade Group/Afrique Expansion, Inc., (In-Studio)


Program Summary:

The EmeraldPlanet weekly television programs are broadcast and distributed via Channel 10 TV in Fairfax, Virginia USA. The programs are being simulcast to 532 stations around the United States and then overseas by the Internet and C-SPAN television. The EmeraldPlanet programs are currently available in all countries and territories around the world.  The Emerald Trek and companion The Emerald Mini-Treks are identifying the 1,000 “best practices” on location from the 143 nations, 750 cities, and 50,000 communities by Internet TV, local television stations, main stream media outlets, YouTube, Facebook, The EmeraldPlanet Meetup, Twitter, among other social media networks, and all manner of print media.

The EmeraldPlanet TV is broadcasting weekly a number of the “best practices which are identified through collaboration with:  major non-governmental organizations (NGOs); United Nations, universities and colleges; research institutes; government ministries and agencies; Embassies; banking and micro-lending organizations; Chambers of Commerce; World Trade Centers, international bodies such as The World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Inter-American Development Bank, African Development Bank Group, Asian Development Bank, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization), citizens groups; multimedia organizations; among others by utilizing the most advanced broadcasting hardware and software along with an outstanding television Production Crew to reach an ever expanding global audience. The Emerald Trek is focused upon linking principals identified among the 1,000 ‘best practices’ in the 143 nations being visited through this world-wide movement. The Emerald Trek is encompassing over 300,000 miles, visiting 750 major cities, and 50,000 suburban and rural communities in the identified nations.

Our outstanding guests are:

  • Segment ‘1’:  Dr. Sidi C. Jammeh, President and CEO, African Development Associates Group, LLC and Chairman Emeritus, World Bank – IMF African Society, (In-Studio),
  • Segment ‘2’:  Dr. Sidi C. Jammeh, President and CEO, African Development Associates Group, LLC and Chairman Emeritus, World Bank – IMF African Society, (In-Studio),
  • Segment ‘3’:  Shelvin D. Longmire, Executive Director, AFRICA TRADE Magazine and Executive Director, African Trade Group/Afrique Expansion, Inc., (In-Studio),  
  • Segment ‘4’:  Shelvin D. Longmire, Executive Director, AFRICA TRADE Magazine and Executive Director, African Trade Group/Afrique Expansion, Inc., (In-Studio).

 

African Development Associate’s (ADA) global development team is an experienced provider of breakthrough agribusiness and agriculture-advisory services; research and statistics; technical consulting services; policy and project design; and development.  It has access and links to opportunities for public and private partnerships, as well as to technical and financial resources from credible and committed bilateral and multilateral institutions.  The company has the versatility and flexibility to arrange appropriate, professional, and innovative partnerships for and to governments and industry. 

ADA provides maximum opportunities while minimizing risks, including overcoming challenging obstacles.  The leadership creates the conditions for success and satisfaction of sustainable trust by its clients.  ADA is incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA and registered in Nigeria.  Its “Vision” is:   “Be the premier consulting firm on African development and help address the need for corporate social responsibility to give back to communities across the African continent.” 

Dr. Sidi C. Jammeh, President of ADA has broad exposure, spanning more than 30 years (most of it as World Bank Staff) to policy makers in government and the private sector, multilateral, regional and bilateral institutions, mostly, with respect to targeted poverty-reduction agricultural development programs, and facilitating linkages between investors and clients and the development of public-private partnerships, including advisory services on strategy and program development. He has vast experience in designing and implementing strategies and programs/ projects for broad-based social and economic development.

Dr. Jammeh has extensive in design and implementation of investment projects, including problem-solving supervision, monitoring and evaluation; project documentation, and facilitation of project take-off ‘Highly-developed communications and interpersonal relations skills, especially in forging alliances, win-win partnerships; and effective skills in mentoring and coaching on every aspect of the project cycle.  His further skills, expertise, and experience also includes developing innovative approaches for building social capital through innovations in training and capacity building; facilitation of stakeholder consultations; and community empowerment (through innovations in Community-based development approaches); and in empowerment of communities to be involved in the preparation and implementation of food security and targeted poverty reduction programs.

The Africa Trade Group is a division of the Montreal, Canada based-Afrique Expansion, Inc., an international business development consultancy, strategic communications, and media relations firm.  The organization’s mission and mandate is dedicated to promoting closer commercial relations between North America and Africa.

The firm’s international business consultancy service include a portfolio of customized programs and initiatives to advance its mission–such as organizing trade missions, hosting incoming African delegations; organizing business conferences and special events–and facilitating business linkages to promote trade, investment, and economic development opportunities and partnerships in Africa’s emerging markets.

Additionally, Afrique Expansion’s strategic communications and media relations practice is dedicated to developing and delivering a unique set of expertise and capabilities across a broad spectrum of multimedia services to brand and market Africa to the North American market.  These services include film and television broadcast products (mini-documentaries, commercials, advertisements, etc.); digital and social media products; and a print media service and publishing house.  We also produce two business publications, Afrique Expansion Magazine (French) andAfrica Trade Magazine (English) for the Americas and African market.

Program overview


As you may know EmeraldPlanet is a worldwide non-profit organization dedicated to identifying at least 1,000 ‘best practices’ for sustainable environmental and economic development. Our efforts are to link those having such “best practices” with those needing the technologies, processes, services, and products to be outstanding ecological stewards of their resources. Please support The Emerald Planet Television and The Emerald Trek through your generous donations of US$25, US$50, or US$100. Click the donations button to make your contributions now
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