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Mar
6
Tue
Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress
Mar 6 – Mar 7 all-day


The inaugural Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress is taking place on 6-7 March 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Congress will unite senior representatives from governments, UN and donor agencies, farmers’ associations, cooperatives, NGOs and CBOs, research institutes, investors and the private sector to look at innovations, partnerships and financing to advance climate smart agriculture in East Africa.

The agenda will cover technological innovations, capacity building, innovative financing, partnerships and the use of big data to advance climate-smart agriculture practices across East Africa. The participants will discover how to secure financial investment for CSA initiatives, improve agricultural productivity and scale adoption of technological innovations in agricultural systems. View agenda

By offering keynote addresses, panel discussions and interactive roundtable sessions, the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress enables robust debates on sustainable agricultural transformation and innovations in seed technology, soil and drought management in the region.

WHY ATTEND?

  • Meet key decision makers and agricultural experts to establish public-private partnerships for a sustainable and secure food future in East Africa
  • Discuss practical solutions to the prominent climate change challenges, especially around drought management and irrigation best practice
  • Improve agricultural productivity: strategies for better soil fertility management, water utilisation, mechanisation, precision farming and crop diversity
  • Discover ICT for agri and mAgri innovations: support farmers through technology, data collection, and sharing among actors
  • Create economic opportunities while ensuring sustainability for communities and the environment, and learn about financing trends in the region

Save the date and reserve your place to be part of engaging discussions and connection building in climate smart agriculture in Africa. Register here

For more information about the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress, visit http://csa-africa.aidforum.org or email Alina O’Keeffe, Head of Marketing, Aid & international Development Forum (AIDF) at marketing@aidforum.org

Mar
14
Wed
eCommerceAfrica @ Cape Town International Convention Centre
Mar 14 – Mar 15 all-day

eCommerceAfrica

14-15 March 2018, Cape Town International Convention Centre

eCommerceAfrica Conference and Exhibition has emerged as a leading platform for stakeholders in the Retail & FinTech arena to discuss and investigate new trends, technology developments and challenges in the market hindering more robust eCommerce growth.

Join the expanded advisory and speaker panel, representing industry thought-leaders active in Africa’s ever-evolving eCommerce industry to hear them share insights, garnered from hands-on-experience on various aspects of development which will enable participants to formulate new and innovative strategies for accelerating eCommerce success in an increasingly competitive market.

MoneyAfrica

The MoneyAfrica stream will feature presentations from an array of African and international experts representing various financial institutions who will discuss best practices, and share knowledge and expertise about the current state and future trends affecting the FinTech industry. Discussions will also delve into the enabling role the private sector and government have to play to influence uptake and usage in emerging markets ensuring that opportunities prevalent in FinTech are not overshadowed by the risks and challenges of the market.

Jun
24
Sun
Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018
Jun 24 – Jun 26 all-day

 

“Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development”

Prominent African and international business executives and investors to explore business opportunities at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) (ATIGS2018.com); a prestigious biennial conference and exhibition to be held on June 24-26, 2018 in Washington, DC, USA.

Organized by GAA Exhibitions & Conferences (GaAdvancement.com), the 2018 ATIGS edition will gather 2000-plus key economic players from more than 70 countries including government delegations, high-profile African leaders, project developers and international investors on June 24, 25 and 26, 2018 in Washington, DC. Designed to promote and facilitate international trade between Americas, Asia, Europe, United Arab Emirates and Africa, the 3-days event will provide a unique platform to gain strategic knowledge about local investment opportunities and business networking.

“Sub-Saharan African trade volumes are expected to quadruple by 2030. African markets are firmly on the radar of major investors and international trade as they hold many untapped opportunities for investors, exporters and companies. ATIGS aims to create an environment conducive to exchanges. It will allow participants to connect with key players to get their projects off the ground and expand their activities in Africa.” said Bako Ambianda, Director, GAA Exhibitions & Conferences.

Over 150 speakers, 160 exhibitors and 350-plus global investors and deal making will top the agenda at ATIGS 2018, covering 16 economic sectors particularly manufacturing, agribusiness, power, construction, transportation, IT, tourism, telecoms, and natural resources sectors. High-potential projects in Africa will be presented to international investors. Featured agenda items will include projects showcase, deal marketplace, exhibition, country presentations, and among others.

ATIGS consists of 13 specific events including bilateral events, US-Africa Manufacturing Forum, UAE-Africa Business Forum, Africa-China Economic Forum, EU-Africa International Business Congress, and more under the umbrella of World Business Week on Africa, strategically positioned between the 27th World Gas Conference with over 12,000 delegates, and the 2018 Select USA Investment Summit – with over 1,200 global business investors, given ATIGS delegates more opportunity in June 2018.

Source: Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit.

Jul
17
Tue
POWER-GEN AFRICA @ SANDTON CONVENTION CENTRE, JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
Jul 17 – Jul 19 all-day

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