Digital agricultural trade and smart farming solutions in focus at African Farming’s summits

AF sabina imageAfrican Farming is all set to organise 2nd Edition Agroinvestment Summit in London from 4-5 June 2019 and 2nd Edition Agribusiness Summit in Abuja, Nigeria from 25-26 June 2019

Highlighting some of the crucial issues such as agricultural financing and investment opportunities as well as evolution of smart technological solutions in emerging markets, the events will embrace a wide range of stakeholders such as government officials, importers, distributors, agribusiness owners, C-level executives from food companies, trade union members, manufacturers and suppliers of agricultural equipment, machinery and services.

Agriculture ‘rising’ in Africa

With the majority of Africa's population living in rural areas and depending on agriculture for their livelihood, it is the most promising sector across the continent. 

Addressing this need of a robust agricultural value-chain in Africa, both the events will provide the visitors with opportunities to engage with global CEOs and industry experts to discuss new business opportunities in the related fields. 

In addition, the events will bring together a wide range of processing equipment technology manufacturers, farming equipment technology producers, animal feed producers, poultry and egg production equipment manufacturers, crops and livestock management companies, stock and inventory control system companies, greenhouse manufacturers, packaging companies, agrochemical companies and others.

Agroinvestment Summit – London 

Being held at the Tower Hotel, London and supported by Nigeria AgriBusiness Group (NABG), African Farming’s 2nd Edition Agroinvestment Summit is seen to create a cohesive platform for trade and investment opportunities, attracting major investors and buyers from around the globe.

Some of the important agenda include:

Long-term finance for Africa in sub-Saharan Africa

Investing in Ghana’s agriculture

Attracting foreign investment and mobile finance

Digital agricultural trade and cross-border trading

Precision farming and innovative trends across Africa

Global agricultural markets outlook

Developing the next-gen agripreneurs

Fintech ecosystem for agri-businesses

Maximising crop resources and reducing waste

Product incubation and entrepreneurship

Mobile assets with a focus on post-harvest value-addition

The first edition of the London event was a resounding success which highlighted the achievement of integrated finance for African agricultural development via cross-border partnerships among financial institutions.

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Agribusiness Summit - Abuja

In line with the Federal Government’s Green Alternative Agricultural Promotion Policy 2016-2020, African Farming’s 2nd Edition Agribusiness Summit at Sheraton Abuja Hotel, Nigeria is set to create a cohesive platform for trade and learning opportunities on irrigation systems, machinery and food processing, horticulture and livestock farming.

Some of the agenda include:

Overview of agriculture in Nigeria

Implementing crop management

Understanding the National Agricultural Seeds Act

Increasing production with modern machinery on the field

Agricultural pesticides and food safety

Innovative technologies and solution for post-harvest issues

Poultry farming and livestock production

Empowering new generation of agripreneurs

Education in agriculture

Greenhouses as an alternative to agribusiness

Green business in urban spaces

The first edition of the Nigeria event was a huge success, highlighting the deployment of smart agro-machinery solutions and technology via OEM partnerships in West Africa’s agricultural market.

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