The AFRIMAC 2 Initiative (for business, technological, entrepreneurial and innovative exchange in matters of high economic impact between the Canary Islands and West Africa) has ended its actions on December 31, 2023 based on its programming.

NOVEMBEr 30, 2021


Ms. Lola García Martínez, 1st Vice President of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura Responsible for Planning, Finance, Economic Promotion, Employment and Environmental Sustainability launches a message about what AFRIMAC 2 is and what its objective is.

It should be noted from this, by way of summary, the following:

a commercial, technological, entrepreneurial and innovative exchange program with high economic impact between the Canary Islands and West Africa that has a budget of 971,340.53 euros, of which 85% belongs to ERDF funds.

The main objective of AFRIMAC 2 is to improve the internationalization of companies in the cooperation area through the creation of networks and the creation of a knowledge environment with a gender perspective.

Regarding its specific objectives are:

  • Capitalize on the tools to promote knowledge of the existing business opportunities in the international arena in the complementary emerging sectors of the Canary Islands from a gender perspective, influencing the improvement of the productive potential of women.
  • Strengthen the business networks created and promote the creation of new joint business initiatives promoting the equal participation of women and men.
  • Increase competitive potential and entrepreneurship in the field of cooperation with a gender perspective.

These goals are included in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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