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Day II: African Growth and Opportunity Act Civil Society Forum 2010

July 30, 2010 // 9:00am12:30pm
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Friday, July 30
9:00 - 9:15 am Keynote Speaker: Congressman Jim McDermott (D-WA), Ways and Means Committee

9:15 – 10:30am Panel I: Textiles and Beyond
Steve Lande, Former Professor of Trade Policy, Georgetown University
Jas Bedi, Chairman, African Cotton Textiles Industry Federation
M. Monyane, Vice Chairman, Lesotho Textile Exporters Association
Navdeep Sodhi, Partner, Gherzi Consultants
Moderator: Tony Carroll, Partner, Manchester Trade

10:15 Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:45am Panel II: A New Model for Trade Capacity Building

Presenter: David Blaine, U.S. African Development Foundation
Sadio Diarra, USADF Mauritania Representative
Mary Malanga, National Association of Business Women, Malawi
Timothy Nzioka, USADF, Kenya Representative
Moderator: Gregory Simpkins, Vice President, Leon H. Sullivan Foundation

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