World Trade Center Bhubaneswar partnered in the “Africa Digital Economy” Summit organized by WTC Accra. The Summit was organized under the subject “The Digital Economy in Africa – Prospects and Opportunities”. The Summit covered the full spectrum of the digital economy in Africa including digital infrastructure, digital education and training, e-governance, e-commerce, digital health, cyber security, innovation and digital entrepreneurship.
The partnership was an effort by WTC Bhubaneswar to work across borders in order to promote bilateral trade between the two countries. The Summit discussed deliberations on the digital economy strategies, sustainable digital economies, digital trust, correlation between trust and economic growth, attributes of digital trust, actors of digital economy, summary and key points of DE4A assessment of Ghana.
The Summit provided a platform to private industry players to explore trade opportunities both with individual businesses and also under public private partnerships in Africa. It also provided insight into the future trajectory of the digital economy in Africa.