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Press Releases from Agribusiness Congress East Africa (8 total)

Exciting agri invasion expected when Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to …

Some 2000 agri professionals are expected to descend on the National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI) in Namulonge from 29-30 November for the Agribusiness Congress East Africa conference and outdoor exhibition. Uganda’s Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries, the Hon. Ssempijja Vincent Bamulangaki, will deliver the opening keynote address. Apart from the high-level conference featuring expert speakers, the event will this year also feature more than 45 exhibitors, free

COMESA-ACTESA partner with Agribusiness Congress East Africa, Agritech Expo Zamb …

“Our partnership with Agribusiness Congress East Africa, Agritech Expo Zambia and Farm-Tech Expo Kenya helps to bring together strategic players in the agribusiness sector from across Africa, says George Magai, Director Trade and Markets at the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa - Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa. COMESA-ACTESA have entered into a five-year partnership with all the agri events organised by Spintelligent, including the

East Africa’s agri potential: “the new frontier for food and grain productio …

“My vision for the agri sector is a national grain sector that supplies the region and is the preferred source of high quality grain. There are opportunities in agriculture with our two seasons (bimodal) and a fast growing population; highest in the world at 3% per annum.” This is according to Mr Chris Kaijuka, chairman of The Grain Council of Uganda (TGCU) and featured speaker at the upcoming Agribusiness Congress

Agribusiness Congress East Africa returns to Kampala in November as a full expo, …

Leading regional farming event Agribusiness Congress East Africa returns to Kampala from 29-30 November as a fully-fledged conference and outdoor exhibition with its move to the National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI) in Namulonge. Apart from the high-level conference with high-level expert speakers, the event will this year also feature more than 45 exhibitors, free training workshops and agronomy consultations, roundtable discussions as well as live demonstrations and crop trials.

Ghana produces big winners at the West African Power Industry Awards in Lagos th …

ECOWAS Executive Director Mahama Kappiah, Mojec Meter and Power CEO Chantelle Abdul, Aggreko, Ghana’s GRIDCo and Solar Nigeria walked away with some of the top awards at the West African Power Industry Awards that took place in Lagos this week. The third edition of the hugely successful West African Power Industry Awards took place at this year’s West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC) during a gala dinner where industry pioneers and

Uganda’s Agri Minister Bamulangaki confirmed for Agribusiness Congress East Af …

“Agriculture shining bright for Uganda” will be the theme of the keynote address by the Hon. Ssempijja Vincent Bamulangaki, Uganda’s Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, during the opening session of the upcoming Agribusiness Congress East Africa in Kampala on 29 November. The organisers of the event have confirmed that the Minister will address some 150 agri experts that are expected to gather for the fourth edition of Agribusiness

How young women are proving themselves on Ugandan farms and other inspiring agri …

“Young women can have a positive influence on ensuring commercial farms don’t waste money or resources and ensure our environment is cared for in a responsible manner” – so says Rebecca Kate Spencer, Executive Director of the Youth Empowerment Training Center (YET) in Uganda. She adds: “we have so far graduated 15 young women as tractor operators, of which over 75% have already been employed. We plan to train and

Focus on agri for economic growth as Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to …

There is great excitement in the agricultural sector in Uganda as preparations are underway for the fourth Agribusiness Congress East Africa conference that is taking place in Kampala from 29-30 November. It is the first time that the event is taking place in Uganda. Agribusiness Congress East Africa is a regional platform for discussions and knowledge sharing, to address those pertinent issues which are preventing the East African agricultural industry