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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Agriculture: Investing in Transformation: World Economic Forum on Africa 2013

08-10 May 2013. Cape Town, South Africa. Agriculture: Investing in Transformation How are partnerships in the region accelerating investment in agriculture? Dimensions addressed: Enabling private-sector investment Bolstering infrastructure Developing regional markets Empowering women farmers

Michael Mack
Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina
Philip Kiriro
Jane Karuku
James Mwangi

Grow Africa partners convened the annual Grow Africa Investment Forum from May 8-9 in Cape Town, South Africa. Over 300 participants from all stakeholder groups engage in a highly interactive programme to:
  • Review private-sector investment commitments and opportunities in member countries
  • Share best practices and lessons learned to address cross-cutting issues such as finance, infrastructure, sustainability and empowering smallholder farmers
  • Reaffirm the shared agenda and leadership commitment of Grow Africa partners and stakeholders 

Participants in the 2013 Grow Africa Investment Forum engaged in a variety of interactive sessions to address opportunities, challenges and solutions to advance sustainable agricultural transformation in African agriculture. The Investment Forum took place before and fed into the 2013 World Economic Forum.

Click here to download the programme overview and the detailed agenda.

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