Summit Schedule

Friday, 4th October 2019
Investor’s Breakfast: An Idea for an Investor (I-4-I)

Breakfast meeting on Opportunities for Investment in the Grain Sector

This breakfast session that will bring together individuals seeking to invest in the grain sector in Africa with prospective investor-ready agribusinesses operating in the grain sector.

Session 3: Grain Industrialisation: New Perspectives on Value Addition for Increased Grain Trade

With increased attention being paid to value addition in agricultural value chains, this session will discuss policy requirements to support growth of grain industries in Africa and share new innovations to support growth of grain value addition.

Session 4: Disruptive Innovations for Improving Grain Trade: Digitalisation and Technology re-shaping grain trade in Africa

This futuristic session will showcase some of the exciting new digital innovations that address pressing challenges in grain value chains and discuss ways to get them mainstreamed in business and policy operations along the value chain.

Session 5: Take Away Session

Recap of discussions and recommendations from all Sessions by Session Chairpersons.

Official Closing Ceremony of the 8th African Grain Trade Summit

AGTS 2019

The 8th AGTS will  look to find solutions for the missing pieces of the grain trade puzzle and attempt to come up with an action plan to deliver more and better grain trade on the continent.


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