The Forum will bring together legislators and sponsors of projects in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, the West Bank and Yemen with finance and technology options based on USA to help meet the growing needs of the region. The Forum, organized by the USTDA, in collaboration with the U.S. commercial service.UU. and the Department of State of United States.UU., will promote strategic partnerships and trade between the Middle East and North Africa region and the U.S.
energy sector long-term. USTDA is pleased to promote the efforts for the development of clean and renewable energy resources in the energy sector in the Middle East and North Africa as the basis for economic growth, said Leocadia I. Zak, acting Director of the USTDA. We look forward to unite key stakeholders from the energy sector and the region and United States technology providers to facilitate an ongoing collaboration. While these opportunities are good for the environment also create jobs and drive growth and development, said Zak. The agenda of the two-day Conference and a half will focus on the development of the sector, policy issues and financing options, as well as opportunities for projects in areas such as power combined cycle fueled by gas, cogeneration, solar, wind, hydropower, biomass, desalination integrated / energy, rural electrification, transmission and distribution, smart grid and regional interconnections updates.
To register for MENA POWER 2010: A forum for projects and technology in the Middle East and North Africa, please visit the web site of the Forum at. For further information please contact Ms. Pamela Peseux, MFM Trade Meetings, Washington, DC to the + 1.202.347.2725 or + 1.866.636.4729, Email: MFM Trade Meetings is the Manager of international conferences selected by the United States Agency for development and trade for the management of logistics, marketing and research projects for the Forum. United States trade and Development Agency: the United States Agency for trade and development (USTDA, by its acronym in English) promotes economic development and of United States commercial interests in developing and middle-income developing countries. The Agency funds various forms of assistance technical, feasibility studies, training, orientation visits and workshops for businesses that support the development of a modern infrastructure and a fair and open trading environment. The strategic use of the USTDA of foreign assistance funds to support the policies of investment and solid decision-making in host countries creates an atmosphere, suitable for trade, investment and sustainable economic development. The USTDA in their eagerness to fulfil its mission, puts emphasis on the economic sectors that may benefit from U.S. exports of goods and services.