3 - 5 November 2015. Nairobi. The Food Processing & Packaging Exposyum (FPPE) Kenya 2015 is organized by Messe Düsseldorf. Enterprises from ten nations are showcasing their solutions and products. The exhibition is accompanied by a three-day conference at which the theme of SAVE FOOD will play an important role.
- Government and trade association topics head the agenda at the beginning of the three-day programme
Extract: TECHNOLOGY FOR PEOPLE - KENYA AS PARTNER OF GERMAN MANUFACTURERS OF FOOD PROCESSING AND PACKING MACHINERY
Martina Claus, Head of Market Development Africa / VDMA, Germany
- The second day devotes mainly to the topic of food losses. This part of the program was organized by the partners of the SAVE FOOD Initiative, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Messe Düsseldorf.
Extract: SPEAKER 2: IMPROVING RURAL SOYABEAN PRODUCERS’ INCOMES THROUGH PROCESSING AND PACKAGING IN BENIN Patrice Lagnon Sewade, Managing Director/AGRIPAT INDUSTRY, Benin
- Adequate processing and packaging solutions are key in fighting food losses, particularly in the Sub-Saharan countries where these losses are often caused by the lack of suitable means to process, store and transport harvested produce. For this reason, the third and last day of the symposium concentrates on technology and knowledge transfer in these areas.
Presentation by M. Patrice Lagnon SEWADE, Agro-industrial Coordinator of SOJAGNON, a consortium supported by PAEPARD since 2010.