March 11, 2022

Session 5 – Women entrepreneurs discover GDIZ

This March 11, 2022, the GDIZ had the honour of receiving women from the African Women Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) network and beneficiaries of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs ( AWE) project for a special tour of the area.

Uche Ofodile, CEO, MTN Benin & Ismène Ahamide Zounmenou, CEO & President of AWEP Benin also participated in the Women’s talk on the theme of “Equality today for a more inclusive future”, moderated by Tawema Gwladys, Managing Director of Malaika Services.

The aim of the visit for our guests was to:

  • discover the mechanisms that have enabled the construction of the zone
  • understand the industrialization policy of the Beninese government
  • discover the speed of execution of the works
  • become the spokespersons of the GDIZ to Beninese and international investors 

Media coverages:

Zone industrielle de Glo-Djigbé : visite de femmes entrepreneures” [Vidéo] – Bénin Révélé Mag

Promotion de la Zone économique spéciale de Glo- Djigbé: Des femmes entrepreneures entretenues sur les opportunités – La Nation BéninLa Nation Bénin