SEVENTH AGOA FORUM
The seventh AGOA Forum was held in Washington, DC , July 14-16, 2008. The theme of the Forum was 'Mobilizing Private Investment for Trade and Growth.' The Forum focused on creating a business climate that will encourage private investment and help mobilize capital to finance investment. The Ministerial discussions were held on July 15 at the State Department. The private sector and civil society groups held related events on July 14 and July 16.