Delegates from all leather and leather products policy stakeholders (policymakers, researchers, private sector actors, and civil society) in the developing, emerging and developed countries with interest in leather value chain capacity strengthening for sustainable development in Africa are welcome to attend the APSIC 2019 event. Key policy making and policy implementation arms of Africa including the African Union Commission (AUC), Regional Economic Commissions (RECs); the United Nations Organizations/Agencies (UN); African national governments; researchers; private sector actors; civil society actors; and key development partners, philanthropies and Donor Agencies from developed, emerging and developing countries are particularly encouraged to attend.