SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction

Community of Practice on Food Loss Reduction

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture 2015 - Africa Edition

01/12/2015 - 02/12/2015

Durban, South Africa - Panel discussion: Developing agro-industry (Wednesday, December 2 / 11:45-13:15 hrs)

In partnership with the African Development Bank

With Africa facing huge post-harvest losses, how can the continent scale up innovations in agro-processing to reduce waste and create economic prosperity? Catalysing investment in agro-processing infrastructure and technologies through enabling policies, developing rural infrastructure, capacity and skills development, private sector collaboration

Moderator: Damian Ihedioha, Coordinator Agro Industry Clusters, African Development Bank (AfDB)

Speakers:
•Lucy Muchoki, CEO, Pan African Agribusiness and Agro Industry Consortium (PANAAC)
•John Bee, 
Regional Head, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, Sub-Saharan Africa
, Nestlé
•Dr Chuma Ezedinma, 
Head of Agribusiness, UNIDO
•Jonathan Jacobs, Co-Founder and CEO, Malawi Mangoes

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