The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

African Sustainability Agriculture Summit 2016


6 – 7 April 2016. Johannesburg, South Africa. The African Sustainable Agriculture Summit 2016 is a pan-African platform tailored to focus on driving sustainability and profit through infrastructure development, value chain finance and technological innovation in African agriculture.

Extract of the programme:
Panel discussion: Tackling infrastructure challenges for a sustainable future: policies, droughts, finance, import and export pitfalls and local production capacity

Panellists:

  •  Jacqueline Mkindi, Board Member and Executive Director, Horticultural Association and Agricultural Council of Tanzania. Tanzania 
  • Gerald Masila, Executive Director, East African Grain Council (EAGC). Kenya 
  • Dr. Kala Fleming, Water, Agriculture & Healthcare Manager, IBM Research – Africa. Kenya
Panel discussion: Scaling up the adoption of safe and sustainable farming through innovative public-private financing structures – opportunities and pitfalls Moderator: Lucy Muchoki, Chief Executive Officer, Pan African Agribusiness and Agro Industry Consortium (PANAAC). Kenya
Panellists
  • Dr. Theo De Jager, President, Pan African Farmers Organisation (PAFO). South Africa 
  • Dr. Jemina K. Moeng, Director: Small Holder Development – Directorate: Small Holder Development, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the Republic of South Africa. South Africa
  • Abrie Rautenbach, Head of Agriculture Africa, Standard Bank Group. South Africa
Renewable water saving and energy solutions – from scarcity to sustainability through technological innovation Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo, Executive Director, Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa – FARA. Ghana
Is Africa ready for predictive technology in agriculture – transforming the future of agriculture through data analytics Dr. Kala Fleming, Water, Agriculture & Healthcare Manager, IBM Research – Africa. Kenya


Source: PAEPARD FEED

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