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ENHANCING TRADE COMMERCE COOPERATION 

BETWEEN

 GEORGIA & AFRICA

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TOP 5

10th

887M

99K↑

Ranked in World's

Busiest Airports

& Seaports

Highest in Exports of Any

US State

Total Trade in TEUs

between

GA & Africa

Georgia Citizens

from

African Nations

GEORGIA'S TOP COMPANIES TRADING IN AFRICA
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ABOUT THE CAUCUS

Established in 2019 and formally recognized in the adoption of House Resolution 349 (2021), the Georgia Africa Legislative Caucus was created to foster productive business relationships between the State of Georgia and African nations.  

Georgia's trade and transportation infrastructure has grown rapidly:

 

Georgia has served as the principal hub for trade in the Southeast United States.  Global 100 companies like Coca-Cola, United Parcel Service, alongside Fortune 500 brands like NCR, Delta Air Lines, and AGCO have charted industry-leading growth, shipping millions in TEU across the globe from inside the state's extensive resource chains. 

"The largest free-trade in the world, spanning the African continent with its 1.2 billion people, has come into effect, aiming to eradicate tariffs and create...a potential market worth $2.5 trillion."

 -  Forbes Magazine (2019)

 

The Georgia-Africa Legislative Caucus convenes to review public & economic policy measures, consider legislative intervention, enhance trade networks, and encourage minority participation in new contracting opportunities.  

ABOUT

LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP

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State Representative/

Founder & Co-Chair

El-Mahdi Holly

116th District
Stockbridge, GA   

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State Representative/
Co-Chair

Segun Adeyina

110th District
Grayson, GA   

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Former Dean,
Georgia House of  Representatives; President Emeritus, Synovus Bank Foundation

Calvin Smyre

135th District
Columbus, GA 

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State Senator/
Past Chair, Georgia Legislative Black Caucus

Tonya Anderson

43rd District
Lithonia, GA  

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State Representative
Chair, Georgia Legislative Black Caucus

Carl Gilliard

162nd District
Garden City, GA  

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State Representative

Rhonda Burnough

77tn District
Riverdale, GA   

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State Representative

Doreen Carter

92nd District
Lithonia, GA

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State Senator

Derek Mallow

2nd District
Savannah, GA

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State Representative

Pedro Marin

96th District
Duluth, GA

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State Senator

Gail Davenport

44th District
Jonesboro, GA

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State Representative

Kim Schofield

60th District
Atlanta, GA

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State Representative

Sandra Scott

76th District
Rex, GA

External Advisory Council

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Daraka

Satcher, Esq.

Principal

Satcher Group/SV Ventures

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Philippa
Kamara

Executive Director

Africa Fashion Week Atlanta /

Atlanta International Nursery

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Olubunmi 'Bunmi'

Jinadu

President & CEO

United Soccer Africa LLC

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DeShawn Dominique Jenkins

Director

D.D. Jenkins Global Consulting

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Dr. Karcheik
Sims-Alvarado

Professor, Africana Studies 
Morehouse College

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Wayne Swanson

Agricultural Specialist
Swanson Family Farms

 

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Aishah Rashied-Hyman
 

Senior Vice President
KERA 

CONTACT

CONTACT

Inquiries

For inquiries, questions or commendations, please call

(404) 656-0287 or email GA.Africa.Caucus@gmail.com.

 

While membership is restricted to Georgia legislators and the founding advisory council, we are open to partnering with members of the public.  If you or your organization are interested in joining the caucus, please complete the following form:

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Capitol Office

607-F Coverdell Legislative Office Building

Atlanta, Georgia 30334

 

GA.Africa.Caucus@gmail.com

Tel: (404) 656-0287

Fax: (404) 463-0871

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