About The Forum

ABOUT THE RED FORUM

The RED-in-Africa Forums in Dallas, Texas

Two RED-in-Africa Forums in Dallas are hosted by the prestigious University of Texas at Dallas as follows:

The Annual RED-in-Africa Conference and Study Tours for business, academic and public sector leaders held each September is hosted by the Global Business Forum of the Naveen Jindal School of Management.

The Quarterly Workshops, Seminars and Study Tours for policy professionals and related leaders held each November, February, May and August is hosted by the Public and Non-Profit program of the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences.

The RED-in-Africa Forums at the University of Texas at Dallas bring together entrepreneurs, business leaders, government officials and academic researchers to facilitate and promote trade, investment and the sharing of ideas in government policy and academic research between Africa and the United States.

African countries, provinces, states and municipalities looking to promote their economic diplomacy, secure markets, attract investors, fight poverty, exchange policy ideas and share academic research will find the forums to be extraordinary and invaluable.

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ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS

The University of Texas at Dallas is the host of the RED Forum in Dallas. It is a nimble high energy and innovative institution. UT Dallas offers top-ranked science, engineering and business programs and has gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths from audiology to arts and technology.

ABOUT THE DALLAS FORT-WORTH METROPOLITAN AREA

The DFW metropolitan area population is the second fastest growing in the United States, surpassed and only very marginally by the Houston Metropolitan area. Even so, the Dallas Fort Worth metropolitan area is the largest in Texas and the fourth largest in the United States.

ABOUT ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS STRATEGIES (EBS) Ltd

Economic and Business Strategies, Limited (EBS) is a knowledge-driven economic, business and management consulting firm that develops and provides competitive economic solutions and strategies for public and private organizations. It is primarily committed to building approaches for enhancing an organization’s
global competitiveness, efficiency and productivity.

ABOUT RED IN AFRICA

Refined Economic Development (RED) in Africa is a new strategy aimed to optimize and speed economic development efforts in Africa. The RED strategy believes that it is only when economic growth rates are sustained for years around ten percent (10%) or more, and with inclusivity that sustainable development may
be achieved.