Richard Desha

Business Engagement Manager

Cape town, South africa

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Event posted by in AgriProFocus Netherlands
  20 November 2017 - 09:00 to 22 November 2017 - 17:00
  Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

You are cordially invited to join us as delegates from the 20 – 22 November 2017, African Agri Investment Indaba (AAII) 2017 to be held at the CTICC in Cape Town, South Africa.

The African Agri Investment Indaba (AAII) is the world’s meeting place for investment in Africa’s agriculture and agro processing sectors. The African food and agribusiness industry requires investment to drive commercial farming, mechanization and processed product through value addition. Governments across the continent are increasingly redefining policies to attract initiatives to support this industry so to lift its citizens out of poverty.

The AAII 2017 provides a forum for investors, bankers, mining projects, project owners, entrepreneurs and governments to connect and identify real opportunities in African agri. The Indaba creates a structured and efficient platform for investment ready projects across the food value chain to be showcased and attract interest from the investment and financial industry.

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African Agri Investment Discovery Mission

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Netherlands
  23 May 2017 to 25 May 2017 - All Day Event
  Millenium Mayfair, London, UK; Hilton Garden Inn, Hong Kong; & The Grand Hyatt, New York, USA

The 3 Outward Missions London: 23 - 25 May 2017 | Hong Kong: 21 - 23 June 2017 | New York: 25 -28 July Comprises a number of high level events, including a one day African Agri Investment Discovery Forum programme, matchmaking meetings with a pre-selected investment community and businesses with an appetite in African agriculture, site visits

They are there to facilitate access to key decision-makers in the agriculture value chain and investment community. The African Agri Investment Discovery Forum is an investor meeting during which African delegates will communicate excitement, metrics and aspirations to potential investors. The format of the meeting seeks to capitalize on the presence of financiers and investor figureheads seeking opportunities in Africa.


This is a unique opportunity for African stakeholders to:

Showcase African investment opportunities to a carefully selected audience

Meet with key global investors to

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Kenya
Posted 26 January 2017 at 11:13

Innovative solutions driving farmer to market

We are excited to host the Agri Logistics East Africa Summit and the e-Agri East Africa Summit in Nairobi, Kenya on 28 February - 1 March 2017. 

Download Agri Logistics East Africa Brochure

Download e-Agri East Africa Brochure

A delegation of international ICT & logistics industry professionals, together with an unbeatable line-up of thought-leaders in East Africa’s agriculture sector will all gather in Nairobi, Kenya on 28 February - 1 March 2017 to find solutions to improve the supply chain process from farmer to market, prevent post-harvest losses and enhance food security in the region.

Two co-located events, e-Agri East Africa Summit and Agri Logistics East Africa Summit, will be hosting representatives from over 15 countries from Africa and abroad to share experiences through leading presentations and case studies.

Programme highlights include:

  • Thought-leadership joint keynote: Regulatory frameworks, opportunities in trade agreements, i

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