Rodrigues Investment Policy Forum

The Rodrigues Regional Assembly (RRA) in collaboration with the Board of Investment (BOI) is hosting the Rodrigues Investment Policy Forum on 13th and 14th October 2015 at Cotton Bay Hotel in Rodrigues.

The main objective of the forum is to convene stakeholders from the public and private sectors as well as international agencies for the crafting of an Investment Policy Framework for Rodrigues.

In line with Rodrigues Development Strategy, the Investment Policy Framework aims, amongst others, at addressing issues concerning the legal framework for investment, policies to draw private investments in impactful projects as well as the building of capabilities at institutional level to promote lasting economic growth.

The key industry sectors to be covered during the forum are:

  1. Technology, Communication and Innovation
  2. Agro-industry
  3. Fisheries
  4. Tourism Development
  5. Manufacturing / Small and Medium Enterprises

The forum will provide a platform for stakeholders to share their ideas, expertise, experiences and ways in which the investment climate may be improved, to identify investment opportunities that are beneficial to Rodrigues in the context of the island’s unique competitive advantage.

Date: 6th October 2015