Business incubation conference to open up opportunities for start-ups

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FARA, ASARECA and sister sub-regional organizations in conjunction with UniBRAIN are organizing the 1st African Agribusiness Incubation Conference and Expo to be held in Nairobi on 28th- 30th September 2015. The theme of the conference is “Catalysing the sustainable transformation of Africa’s agriculture through Agribusiness Incubation: Towards job and wealth creation, food security and poverty.”


Among other things, the conference will discuss agribusiness incubation for inclusive development in Africa; successful agribusiness modules for agribusiness incubation; agro-technologies for commercialization; new business prospects; gender mainstreaming in agribusiness incubation; enabling African Agribusiness ecosystem; intellectual property rights and technology commercialisation.


The conference will also discuss agro-value chain and market development for agribusiness incubation; fuelling agribusiness through agriculture value chain finance; innovative approaches to enable women and youth play proactive roles is agribusiness development in Africa; and positioning the knowledge economy to drive the economic development of Africa.


The conference targets to bring together agro-value chain actors across Africa to share experiences; showcase their products/innovations and network.  The conference is an excellent platform to share outputs from interventions which are expected to change the perception of agriculture. It is also meant to help researchers and development workers to network and forge new partnerships with global agribusiness practitioners and other value chain actors from diverse sectors.  The conference will showcase the success achieved in the last four years in agribusiness incubation and lessons learnt to shape incubation over the next five years.


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Start Date: 
Monday, 28 September 2015
End Date: 
Wednesday, 30 September 2015
Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC), Nairobi
Published On: 
Wednesday, 29 July 2015