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1st African Agri-Business Incubation Conference and Expo

Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC)
28th -30th September 2015

Theme:

Catalyzing the sustainable transformation of Africa’s agriculture through Agribusiness Incubation: towards job and wealth creation, food security and poverty reduction.

In a nutshell

This conference aims to create awareness about the opportunities that are available in agribusiness incubation and agribusiness sector for start-ups, SMEs and established agribusiness ventures. This will play the role of a platform where exchange of information on best practices and lessons learnt in establishing both agribusinesses and incubators , improving agribusiness education including sharing the agribusiness curriculum developed by ANAFE will be shared. The Agri-Business Incubation Conference will provide a platform for knowledge sharing on agribusiness and incubation, will create networking opportunities for all the stakeholders in agribusiness incubation and build capacity of current and future incubation managers, policy makers and other agribusiness stakeholders . Overall, it shall also promote the African Agribusiness Incubation Network (AAIN) and its activities.

Highlights

  • Agri sessions for Start-ups
  • Agri sessions for incubation professionals
  • Pre-organised B2B meetings
  • Market Place / Agribusiness trade fair
  • Best African Incubator & Agribusiness Start-up award
  • Gender mainstreaming in agribusiness incubation
  • Pre-conf Boot Camps to identify potential innovations

What’s in it for me ?

  • Explore opportunities and projects in Africa’s emerging markets
  • Leverage on the opportunity to engage in business networking
  • Find potential business partners and investors through B2B meets
  • Sustainable joint ventures and partnerships
  • Share with our speakers and experts on the latest developments and global policies
  • Inputs on finance, marketing, business solutions & benchmarking
  • Share expertise, innovation and news from the agribusiness experts

Conference Themes

  • Agribusiness Incubation for inclusive development in Africa
  • Successful business modules for agribusiness incubation
  • Agro-Technologies for commercialisation/new business prospects
  • Gender mainstreaming in agribusiness incubation
  • Enabling African Agribusiness ecosystem
  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) & Technology Commercialization
  • Agro Value chain and market devpt for agribusiness incubation
  • Fuelling agribusiness through agriculture value chain finance
  • Youth engagement and capacity building for sustainable agribusiness in Africa

Reach Us

Ambrose Bugaari
Consultant – Agribusiness Agri-Business Incubation
Program | AIP | ICRISAT
+256-752573900 | ambrose_bugaari@yahoo.com

Mary Njeri
Community officer Agribusiness and Capacity Building
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)
+233243690419 / 20| mnjeri@faraafrica.org

How to Register

To participate, kindly visit the AAIN website – www.africaain.org
You may register yourself under the following categories:

  • Exhibitor
  • Speaker
  • Participant
  • Sponsor

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