When the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) was launched in 2014 it leveraged partnerships with over 40 influential organisations, such as the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the World Bank, that wanted a platform to show the world how technology gives us the only real chance of feeding nine billion people without destroying the environment.
Now in its 4th edition, GFIA is the world’s largest showcase of sustainable agriculture innovations for increased profits and environmentally responsible farming practices. Unlike other major agriculture events, GFIA is uniquely committed to meeting the needs of both large and smallholder farmers by presenting the best available and emerging solutions with the potential to deliver higher yields without damaging our natural resources and climate.
GFIA is not only a forum for key... Read more
deadline call for innovations: 4 September 2015
Providing enough, safe, nutritious food to a growing population is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today. Food and agricultural sectors are central to eradicating hunger and poverty, but current farming practices and climate change are putting pressure on our natural resources.
No organization alone has the ability to solve these challenges, but cooperation across business, politics, academia and civil society are critical to change systems at scale.
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture brings together public decision-makers, private sector champions and civil society leaders who develop and catalyze innovations for sustainable agriculture. Through cross-sector collaboration we can bring about a food secure future.
If you own an innovation that can improve productivity and protect the environ
Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) Africa forms part of the world’s most influential series of events for the future of sustainable agriculture. It connects key private and public sector decision-makers from across the agriculture spectrum with innovators to demonstrate how game-changing technologies can impact agriculture and ultimately help feed the world.
The GFIA Call for Innovations is an invitation for innovators to showcase their game-changing technology at GFIA Africa to a highly relevant and captive audience.
“This opportunity is aimed at any companies, NGOs, academic institutions, farmers or individuals that have created an innovation, technology, or service that can improve farm productivity and support agricultural development in Africa,” says Mark Beaumont, GFIA Project Director. “We are looking for innovations from all disciplines, backgrounds and perspectives, including private companies,... Read more