Welcome to Business France Sub-Saharan Africa

Business France, a national agency serving the internationalization of the French economy, promotes the growth of exports, increases partnerships between French and Sub-Saharan companies, facilitates the implementation of investment projects by foreign companies in France and manages the VIE programme – International Volunteering in Business.

Next Events

Jun 09 2024
Jun 15 2024

Animation festival – Annecy 2024


Over the course of its 60 years, the Annecy Festival has established itself as a global event dedicated to animation, bringing together the most esteemed professionals from the sector to celebrate animation’s creative and diverse styles and techniques.

Oct 16 2024
Oct 17 2024

Cosmetic 360 – Paris 2024


Launched in 2015 by the French competitiveness cluster COSMETIC VALLEY, COSMETIC 360 is THE global innovation trade show for the fragrance and cosmetics industry. This major industry event takes place every October at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, in the heart of the world’s beauty capital. It aims to bring together decision-makers to discuss the latest technological […]

Apr 11 2024

Greentech Ecosystem Exchange Kick-Off

Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Join us for the kick-off event of our Greentech Ecosystem Exchange programme. Through this innovative event, become the main actor and share your experience with the participants in order to co-create an ecosystem.

May 16 2024
May 17 2024

Africa CEO Forum – Kigali 2024


2 000 business leaders, investors and policy makers from Africa and around the world: the annual summit of the Africa CEO Forum is the largest international meeting of the African private sector. Two days of conferences, debates and high-level meetings dedicated to highlighting the driving role of the private sector in the development of the […]

Nov 19 2024
Nov 20 2024

Ambition Africa – Paris 2024


An event organized by Business France, under the aegis of the Ministry for the Economy, Finance, and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty, as well as the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs.

Jun 24 2024
Jun 27 2024

French delegation with BAfD and BOAD 2024 – Côte d’Ivoire and Togo

Abidjan and Lomé

Do you want to better understand the functioning of the major development institutions of the African continent? Would you like to know the projects financed by the African Development Bank and the West African Development Bank? Do you want to position yourself upstream and make your know-how known to win contracts in many sectors (infrastructure, […]

About Business France Sub-Saharan Africa

The national agency supporting bilateral economic relations of France

We are here to connect with some of the world’s most innovative businesses. We have the tools and advice you need to set up your business and access investment opportunities in France. We also manage the V.I.E International Volunteering in Business (Volontariat International en Entreprise), which enables companies with offices in France to send young talent abroad for up to 2 years’ assignments, at a very competitive cost.

Business France is a key player in fostering competitiveness, growth, and employment in France. We offer clear, efficient access to corporate development stakeholders and services for all businesses, irrespective of their size, sector, and projects, from exports to investments through to multinational partnerships.

We have offices in 8 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa covering a further 28 countries in terms of trade, international investment and business development.

Our Locations


Join us

As a member of our team, you will take part in a high value mission, spanning sustainable business relations between Sub-Saharan Africa and France. You will oversee diverse challenging projects, working closely with an extended network of passionate people forming a multicultural team.