The European Business Council for Africa

SSCG Africa Agribusiness Summit 2021 will take place online on Thursday 28 January 2021. The theme is Accelerating African agro industry growth, productivity and value chain development; Tackling food waste and security challenges.

The half day-long summit will bring together stakeholders from governments, investors, business, academia and multilateral institutions to take stock of the agriculture and agro sectors in Africa and identify opportunities to enhance growth, efficiency, productivity and sustainability across agricultural value chains in support of smallholder farmers, agricultural products processing and boost food security. The summit will feature panel discussions, transformation talks and presentations on a myriad of topics and opportunities. Its aim is threefold: to highlight innovative solutions for growth, discuss areas for further investment and qualifiers for investment, and create an avenue for collaboration between the UK and African private and public sectors. 

Join us to connect with like minded business leaders, investors, industry experts and entrepreneurs, to gain latest update, insights, perspectives, strategies and practical best practices.

TOPICS:

  • African agriculture and agro-industry economics, landscape and markets
  • Agricultural commodities: Trading and pricing
  • Investment and financing agricultural infrastructure and projects 
  • Agri-insurance sector in Africa
  • Sustainable and impact agriculture investment opportunities
  • Agribusiness management: Improving quality standards, growth, maximising yields, efficiency, productivity and profitability
  • Agrotechnology, agri-tech, innovation and farming systems
  • Enhancing downstream value addition: Food processing, distribution and storage
  • Reducing food losses, security and safety
  • Empowering and supporting smallholder farmers across the value chains and integration into global and local supply chains
  • Ethical and Sustainability Governance (ESG) and Social Responsibility
  • Supply chain management and improvement
  • Tackling climate change risks, challenges and impact 
  • Effective agricultural data capture and management 

 

SPEAKERS

11:00 - 13:00 SESSION 1: Agriculture Economics, Markets, Trading, Investment, Project Financing and Insurance

13:00 - 15:00 SESSION 2: Supply chains, Agri-tech, innovation, food processing, quality, efficiency, productivity, profitability, food security, climate change, ESG and sustainability

 

SPEAKERS

Dr Issa Barro - Technical Advisor to the Minister of Agriculture & Rural Equipment of Senegal at Ministry of Agriculture of Senegal*

Dr Essam Yassin Mohammed - Climate Change Program Leader at WorldFish (ICLARM)

Dr. Babafemi Oyewole - Managing Director/CEO at African Agribusiness Alliance

Amath Pathe SENE - Lead Regional Environment and Climate Sp├ęcialist for West and Central Africa at International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Jennifer Baarn - Head Of Partnerships at Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Pamela Kuwali - Chief Executive Officer at Civil Society Agriculture Network

Amani Kiflemariam - Head of Risk & Control, Sustainability Strategy, Advisory and Finance (SSAF) at Credit Suisse and founder of Founder, Amatte

Michael Mamo - Managing Director of Addis Exporter Ltd (PLC)

Roland Oroh - Founder and CEO of Nigeria Agribusiness Register

Ndagijimana Jean Paul - Country Manager - Rwanda at Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli - Managing Partner of Sahel Consulting Agriculture & Nutrition Limited and Co-Founder of AACE Food Processing & Distribution*

Sheila Komen Keino - Regional Director, Partnerships and New Business / Malawi Fertilizer Systems Programmes Director at African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership

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121 MEET THE BUYERS, INVESTORS AND SUPPLIERS MEETING

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