EMRC International

Growing partnerships for Africa

EMRC works to foster sustainable economic development in Africa.

It convenes business forums, develops capacity building programmes and provides business development services to entrepreneurs, Financiers and governmental bodies, with a special attention to SMEs. 

An international non-profit organisation established in Brussels in 1992, EMRC has assisted thousands of entrepreneurs to get investment, penetrate new markets and acquire new partners. 

Our Network 

EMRC brings together the public and private sector in Africa to meet their peers and interested partners from around the globe: Entrepreneurs / Financiers / Government representatives / Development agencies / Financial institutions / Civil Society 

Our 4 Objectives 

  1. Connect African entrepreneurs with potential partners and investors 
  2. Facilitate technology transfer to Africa 
  3. Encourage knowledge sharing and strengthen capacity building 
  4. Promote a diversified economy in Africa

Our 4 Platforms 

EMRC has developed different platforms to achieve its objectives. All of them offer a different combination of “learning” you can acquire, “connections” you can create and “development” opportunities.

  1. TRAININGS   |   Tailor-made financial, commercial and management programmes to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses and advance their work practices. 
  2. TRADE MISSIONS   |   Exclusive field visits to companies working in the agriculture and food security sectors, using cutting-edge technology in the host country. 
  3. FORUMS   |   360° platform that includes sessions with international experts, B2B meetings between entrepreneurs and investors, trainings for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship awards. 
  4. SUPPORT   |   Prefeasibility and feasibility studies / Business plans / Business development services for African entrepreneurs and for the public sector. 


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Location Brussels, Belgium
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