Africa International Trade and Commerce Research 

AITCR is an International Trade Consulting Firm that offers strategic consultancy services with the aim of supporting African economic growth through trade and investment. AITCR provides a comprehensive spectrum of services for commerce, investment, commodity sourcing and supplies, new market research, product and service sourcing, import and export consulting services, market-based researched information gathering regarding suppliers and customers, trade leads, and identifying potential wholesalers, distributors and in-country international representatives.

AITCR is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria and the Organization’s web address is:

BEN-Africa is headquartered in Stellenbosch, South Africa and the organization’s web address is:

With the MOU signed, AITCR and MADI will establish and strengthen their relationship and cooperation in the following areas:

  • Training and Capacity development;
  • Policy advisory services in relation to the transformation and professionalization of ASMs;
  • Research and Analysis for the Minerals Sector value chain development and management;
  • Trade & Market Access, Climate change;
  • Attracting responsible international and African investments for various sectors;
  • ICT interventions; and
  • Other areas of relevance and mutual interest by bringing expertise from both Parties in the long run.