Africa Industrialization Day - November 20
Mon, Nov 20, 2023

Africa Industrialization Day

Every year on November 20, African Industrialization Day is celebrated in Africa. Its symbol is the island of Madagascar. Today, the international media is involved to accelerate the development of the continent, and ordinary observers also take part.


This holiday was first celebrated in 1990, proclaimed by the UN Assembly. The main objective was to carry out the industrialization of the African territory, as well as to reduce poverty, create employment opportunities, and improve the environment.

Interesting facts

Here are 5 interesting facts in numbers:

  1. In 2005, this African government had to create good conditions for the development of modern entrepreneurship in response to issues related to the restriction of access to their own markets by rich states.
  2. In 2006, there was a reduction in the overall extent of existing poverty.
  3. In 2010, there was the development of numerous competitive industries.
  4. In 2012, there was a significant acceleration in the pace of development of general industrialization.
  5. In 2016, there was financing for the industrialization of African states.

How to take part

Every year, a variety of problems that relate to the industrialization of this territory are highlighted. This includes the launch of sustainable energy, the development of local entrepreneurial activities, exclusive industrial development. African Union flags go up today! African Industrialization Day is celebrated not only in the state, but also in other world countries as many are ready to support countries with a low level of development.

When is Africa Industrialization Day celebrated in 2023?

Africa Industrialization Day is observed on November 20 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday November 20 2023
Wednesday November 20 2024
Thursday November 20 2025
Friday November 20 2026

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