Leading international African government affairs firm ETHICORE Political Lobbying, and Ukraine’s ADASTRA AGENCY have concluded an international partnership.
The agreement provides a framework for cooperation to develop new business opportunities, by establishing and expanding a business network between the parties.
This includes pursuing joint business collaboration ventures, special projects, and the exchange of expertise and know-how, in the areas of legislation and regulations governing economic activity, lobbying and advocacy, public affairs.
ADASTRA AGENCY – is a Ukrainian independent consulting firm specializing in governmental affairs, trade promotion, strategic advice, creating analytics, and trouble-shouting clients` problems. It has been created in a partnership with ADASTRA Think Tank, the only Ukrainian think thank ranked in Best New Think Tanks List by the Global Go-To Think Tank Index Report, prepared by the Lauder Institute ‘Think Tanks and Civil Society Program’ (TTCSP) at University of Pennsylvania (USA). ADASTRA AGENCY unites people from different backgrounds, giving our clients the chance to get versatile views on the request.
ETHICORE is the first Sub-Saharan African government affairs firm to partner with ADASTRA AGENCY.
On the signing of the agreement, ETHICORE CEO Abdul Waheed Patel said: “Our partnership with a world leading institution such as ADASTRA AGENCY is a vote of confidence in our capabilities as a professional government affairs services market leader on the African continent. It supports the continued advancement of our strategy for the internationalisation of our value offering and to cultivate global best practice. We are excited by the opportunity that our partnership with ADASTRA AGENCY offers for expanding the global reach and access to new markets we can offer our clients. ADASTRA AGENCY clients now have access to our multi-market African government affairs service offerings, to tap into buoyant business and investment opportunities in African markets and to participation in intra-Africa trade through the African Continental Free Trade Agreement.”
According to Viktor Karvatskyy, CEO of ADASTRA AGENCY:
” When I had the only idea of founding Think Tank ADASTRA, I dreamed about more active Ukrainian foreign policy in Africa, Asia & Latin America. I am immensely proud that years afterward, a partnership between ADASTRA AGENCY & ETHICORE can open a window of opportunities for Ukrainian businesses to deal with such a dynamic & promising region as Africa. Thanks to ETHICORE, we will do our best to bring African politics & economics closer to Ukraine while assisting African companies in their “Ukraine experience.”
ETHICORE is an award-winning international African advocacy, government and public affairs firm. In 2020, ETHICORE was the winner of the Political Brand Influencer Award at the Brand Africa Summit. Our expertise helps companies and organisations to interpret, navigate, constructively engage with and positively contribute to shaping and informing public policy, legislative, regulatory, governmental and parliamentary decision-making and dialogue. The firm has a track record of supporting more than 107 clients across 15 different industry sectors in multiple African countries, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Africa GX.