PROGRAMME PREVIEW

Monday 14 November 2022

WORKSHOP: Women in commercial agriculture and agro-processing

Tuesday 15 November 2022

KEYNOTE SESSION:

INCREASING THE PROMINENCE OF VENTURE CAPITAL AND PRIVATE DEBT INVESTMENT

Agriculture’s Role in Africa’s Industrialization Policy Reforms

What is Needed, as Part of Public Private Partnerships, to Boost Sustainable Investment In Agri-Food, Especially In a post-Covid Context and Current Food Crisis due to the Conflict in Ukraine?

Recent Activities and Impact of VCs and Asset Managers on African Food and Agriculture Businesses

Overview of Sub-Saharan Africa: Are We Seeing a Stronger Appetite for M&A and Investments in the Agriculture Sector

Are Valuations of African Agricultural Input Suppliers and Producers Increasing, Steady or Declining? How Do They Compare to the Rest of the Globe?

Networking, exhibition, matchmaking  and lunch

DFI FORUM:

JOINING FORCES FOR BETTER FOOD SECURITY

What are the Main Lessons Learned from Past Experiences in Terms of DFI Investment – What Worked Well and What Worked Less Well?

Transforming food systems in developing countries

DFI Partnerships Panel: Creating Conditions that Lead to Investments and Supporting Projects at an Early Stage

Mobilising Private Co-finance Panel: Working Together to Attract Investment

Networking, exhibition, matchmaking and cocktails

Wednesday 16 November 2022

THE ROLE OF PRIVATE SECTOR IN CLIMATE-SMART INNOVATION

Consumer-Driven Investment - Case Study

Panel Discussion: ESG: An Aid or Hindrance to Obtaining Trade Finance For Agriculture. Can It Unlock Impact?

Investing in Agtech to Enable a Food Secured World - Case Study

Panel Discussion: Fostering an Attractive Environment for Venture Capital Funds and Corporate Ventures Focusing on Agricultural Innovation

Networking, exhibition, matchmaking  and lunch

FINANCING SMEs IN THE WAKE OF THE PANDEMIC CRISIS

The Case for Investing in Smallholder Farmers and Agribusiness Startups

What types of Support are Needed to Facilitate Access to Investment and to Increase Attractiveness of Agriculture as a Business, Especially for Youth and Women?

Panel Discussion: Are General Agriculture Economic Conditions Improving for Smallholder Farmers and Agribusiness Startups? Where are the Opportunities? 

Closing Address: Feeding the World

Networking, exhibition, matchmaking and refreshments