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India – Africa Agriculture & Food Processing Summit 2021
September 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am - September 15, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Promoting Sustainable Partnerships
14 – 15 September 2021, CII Digital Platform
Africa’s food market growth is estimated to reach USD 1 trillion by 2030 translating to twice as much demand for food by 2050 in Africa. The combination of this trend with Africa’s food import bill leverages an estimated USD 30–50 billion, indicate an opportunity for Indian industry to capture this space and also Africa’s farmers to grow their agricultural businesses. Also, with African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) gaining ground, signing of CECPA with Mauritius, Indian Industry is poised to seize this opportunity and position itself as One Stop Shop for Africa Agri Revolution – with 3A technologies which are Affordable, Adaptable and Appropriate.
Focus Industry: Farm mechanisation, Irrigation solutions, Seeds, nutrients, Agro-chemicals, Agri-technology, Post-harvest solutions, Food processing machinery, New age technologies, Financing, Supply chain solutions.
The Objectives of the event are:
- Understand the opportunities of partnership between India-Africa Agriculture sector and strengthen value chains.
- Discuss the customized solutions based specific requirements of the respective African country.
- Discuss pre-harvest and post-harvest management solutions with Industry: from seeds, agro-chemicals, crop nutrition, mechanization, irrigation, postharvest logistics, processing, retail segments.
- Explore and strengthen the technology transfer opportunities with Research institutes – CGIAR, ICAR, already running R&D interventions in Africa, along with State Agriculture Universities (SAUs)
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