Investors around the world are drawn to Africa’s untapped agribusiness potential. Led by a growing population projected to reach 2.2 billion by 2050, the region has the resources and potential to become a major food exporter and a significant contributor to the local economy.
Despite possessing the world’s largest reservoir of unused arable land, much remains to be done to improve the low levels of productivity. How can life science companies, farmers, government and other key stakeholders work together to restore investor confidence and provide safer, sustainable and affordable supplies of food to the growing population? What challenges are being faced and where do the opportunities lie?
The evening discussions, held under Chatham House Rule, will bring together a select group of key stakeholders to uncover how the industry can work together to eradicate hunger, diversify economies and drive more innovation and sustainability into food production.