India–Africa Forum Summit

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The India–Africa Forum Summit is the official platform for the African-Indian relations. It was first held from April 4 to April 8, 2008 in New Delhi, India. It was the first such meeting between the heads of state and government of India and 14 countries of Africa chosen by the African Union. Libya and Egypt's heads of state did not attend.


Rising oil and food prices were the top concerns for the African and Indian leaders during the summit.[1]


  • agricultural sector
  • trade
  • industry and investment
  • peace and security
  • promotion of good governance and civil society
  • information and communication technology

African representation[edit]

Second India–Africa Forum Summit - 2011[edit]

The second summit was held at Addis Ababa, with India and 15 African Countries participating. The leaders discussed significant aspects of the India-Africa partnership with the objective of enhancing and widening its ambit for mutual benefit.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Pasricha, Anjana (April 9, 2008). "India-Africa Summit Pledges Close Partnership". VOA News (Voice of America). Retrieved January 3, 2009. [dead link]

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