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AgriBusiness Forum

The AgriBusiness Forum aims to strengthen Africa’s agriculture by bringing together the investors, CEOs, MSMEs, market specialists and policy makers.

The forum provides a 360° experience including a pre-forum training, a participant catalogue, a tailor-made B2B services and the Project Incubator Award to spotlight innovation.

AgriBusiness Forum 2015

AgriBusiness 2015 was a success! Thank you

Kinshasa, DRC |  22 March 2015 - 25 March 2015

The AgriBusiness Forum 2015 was held under the auspices of the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo through the DRC’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Livestock, and co-organized by EMRC and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the DRC Fund for Industry Promotion (FPI) and Rabobank Foundation.

The theme of this year’s Forum was “Towards an Inclusive Growth: A Vision for Africa’s Agricultural Transformation”.

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  • AgriBusiness Forum
    2013

    AgriBusiness Forum 2013

    Agri-Food Sector: A Catalyst for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in Africa, hosted by the Governement of Rwanda & the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) and organised in collaboration with the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, Rabobank Foundation and Rwanda's Development Board (RDB).

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  • AgriBusiness Forum
    2012

    AgriBusiness Forum 2012

    The AgriBusiness Forum 2012, held in Dakar, Senegal from 25-28 November 2012, was entitled ‘Boosting African Agriculture through Investment, Partnership and Technology’.

    The forum brought together many key players and decision-makers in African agriculture, as well as the small producers from all parts of the continent. A large contingent of financiers and investors from around the world were also present to meet with potential partners and to provide essential insight for what lies ahead in terms of the international financing of Africa’s agri-food sector.

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  • AgriBusiness Forum
    2011

    AgriBusiness Forum 2011

    The AgriBusiness Forum 2011 was held in Johannesburg, South Africa and focused on "Engaging the Private Sector for Africa's Agri-Food Growth."

    The forum addressed a number of pressing topics in agriculture and food production, aimed at strengthening the agri-food sector in Africa, by encouraging partnerships, exchanging best practices and attracting investment across the continent.

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  • AgriBusiness Forum
    2010

    AgriBusiness Forum 2010

    It was the turn of Uganda to host the 2010 AgriBusiness Forum, which saw over 500 participants gather in Kampala from 3-6 October 2010.

    The forum focused on "Food Security: a Business Opportunity”.

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  • AgriBusiness Forum
    2009

    AgriBusiness Forum 2009

    The AgriBusiness Forum 2009 entitled “Empowering the Private Sector to Boost Productivity and Growth in Africa” took place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 14-17 June 2009.

    Held in Africa for the first time, this year's addition attracted a record number of 400 participants from 42 countries.

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  • AgriBusiness Forum
    2008

    AgriBusiness Forum 2008

    The AgriBusiness Forum 2008 (18-20 June), was held for the second consecutive year at the FAO (Food & Agriculture Organization of the UN) headquarters and was entitled "Agro-Food Industry as Engine for Growth in Africa"

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15 Editions 6800 Delegates 59 Countries 9450 B2B

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We seek to empower the spirit of entrepreneurship in Africa

  • Facilitate access to finance
  • Connect businesses horizontally and vertically
  • Create an exchange of know-how
  • Engage the relevant Public-Private dialogue
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