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Webinar 12.10.2022 klo 10:00-11:30

Team Finland Talks: Nigeria & Ghana – Bringing New Life to Plastics

Most of the African countries have banned plastic bags for over 10 years already. Due to the massive waste management issues. New innovations for solving plastic waste management are more than welcome. Plastic recycling and utilisation offer multiple business opportunities and Nigeria and Ghana.

Register by 11.10.

Further Information


Olu Raheem, Seinior Advisor (Bio & Circular, ICT, Energy, General Market Advice: Lagos, Nigeria)
+234 803 198 9181
olu.raheem (at)


Event arragements:

Maija Hakkarainen, Head of Marketing, Business Finland

+358 557 7739
maija.hakkarainen (at)

Welcome to hear more about plastic recycling and utilization opportunities in Nigeria and Ghana. In addition, how Team Finland network can help companies on their journey toward rising market potential.

Bringing New Life to Plastics


In our webinar we will dive into Nigeria and Ghana’s business culture. Experts from Business Finland and other Team Finland organisations and a company representative will tell you what the prerequisites are and how to build a solid ground for recycling business in West Africa.


  • Senior Advisor Olu Raheem, Business Finland Nigeria
  • Grants and Impact Manager Patrik Bredbacka, Finnpartnership
  • Founder Anssi Mikola, Riverrecycle Oy
  • Hononary Consul Bankole Oloruntoba, Nigeria Climate Innovation Center
  • Senior Advisor Susan Kaparo, Business Finland Kenia
  • Event moderator Head of Marketing Maija Hakkarainen, Business Finland


11.00-11.30 General Q&A and discussion

 The main organiser of the event is Business Finland in cooperation with other Team Finland Networks': ELY-Centres, Finnpartnership, Finnvera, FMA, Chamber of Commerce and Suomen Yrittäjät.

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Team Finland networks' services for growth and internationalisation on the service path