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maio: ambassador of the united states of america to cape verde makes official visit to the island
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USA Ambassador to Cape Verde Official Visit to Maio

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The Ambassador of the United States of America accredited to Cape Verde, Jeff Daigle, will make an official visit to the island of Maio this Thursday (12 March , 2020) to strengthen institutional cooperation.

According to a publicized program, the diplomat, during his stay on the island, will meet with local authorities and the population and take the opportunity to visit some projects financed by the American Government, through the funds of the Second Compact of the MCC.

The program also includes visits to projects funded under the self-help framework of the United States Department of Defense and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services.

Ambassador Daigle will also participate on the 13th of March, at 18:00, at the end of the project “Acceler8 - Startup & Ideas Acceleration Program, Demo Day”, to take place in the auditorium of the Horace Silver Secondary School.

The Acceler8 Project, led by former Mandela Washington Fellowship (YALI) fellow, Samir Silva, is funded by the 2019 Alumni Exchange Innovation Fund (AEIF) program.

It is a competitive process, with more than 1,400 projects competing, coming from approximately 150 countries. Acceler8 was one of 64 winning projects.

Acceler8 is a program for accelerating ideas and business, where for eight weeks, entrepreneurs, business idea holders, product and service managers and developers have access to an entire ecosystem and tools that allow them to transform their ideas into business with impact Social.

The program includes practical workshops, training, access to coworking space, mentoring, monitoring and technical assistance, networking, among others.

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