Where Northern Europe meets Central Africa
Nordic Central is a hub for exchange and new ways of cooperation between the North of Europe and the Central African region.
The Nordic region consist of the countries Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, including Greenland and Faroe Islands and has a population of approximately 27 million people. The Nordic countries cluster near the top in numerous metrics of national performance, including education, economic competitiveness, civil liberties, quality of life, innovation and human development. The Nordic economies are among the countries in the Western world with the best macroeconomic performance in the recent ten years.
Central Africa is the core region of the African continent and includes the countries Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, DR Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, São Tomé & Príncipe and has a population of approximately 160 million people. The region is very rich in manpower, solar energy, culture and a wide range of natural resources, while facing a great need of development in many areas of society in order to provide its population with basic needs such as food, clean water, health care, education, energy and infrastructure.
What can cross-collaboration offer?
Innovation. Natural resources. New markets.
The difference in assets and demand of the regions complements the markets and opens up for new business opportunities and new fields of collaborations. Nordic Central connects actors and investors looking for new markets and new contracts. It's also a platform for providing innovative companies with new emerging markets to test their technology, before commercializing worldwide.
Think Global, Act Local
We are increasingly interconnected. As the world's economy continues to merge, most organizations are forced to think about how to run a global activity that is also localized. We know the value of understanding that global is local, and local is global. Local Connection means Global Reach.
New Market Opportunities
Finding partners with a difference can imply finding the solution to complete your strategy. The Nordic countries and the Central African region holds different strengths. Combining these advantages well can bring outstanding returns. We aim at creating cooperation based on win-win situations.
Towards a Bright Future
A century ago, Sweden was among the poorest countries in Europe. Yet today, it is a world leader in innovation. Innovation begins with the human being. Ideas develop knowledge, skills and experience towards a bright future.
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The regions in numbers
Learning is earning. Increased knowledge decreases gaps.
mobile telephone subscriptions in sub-Saharan Africa by 2019, according to estimations be tech company Ericsson
is the average of female representation in parlament in the Nordic countries
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of the world's strongest emerging economies will be in Africa, according to recent IMF estimates
of enterprises in Sweden conduct innovation activities, according to Statistics Sweden
Become a Partner
We embrace partnerships.
Nordic Central has a wide network of collaboration partners, both among traditional and well-established organisations as well as within upcoming innovative companies with new 2.0 solutions for a sustainable future.
We act both in the private- and the public sector with the aim to promote policies that will enhance cultural exchanges as well as the economic and social development of the two sub-regions Northern Europe and Central Africa.
Your partner to the future
Cultural exchange, social- & economic development
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