The Conference will provide an opportunity for the interchange of ideas on latest information in food value chain, scaling of food production processing and preservation. It will be an opportunity for high-level networking, and most importantly, one-to-one business meetings between decision makers and top-tier solution providers and players in the agricultural eco-system.

The conference will be segmented to accommodate discussions on:

  • Agricultural Value chain, processing and preservation.
  • Food export and import in Africa.
  • Mechanized farming and Animal Husbandry.
  • Soil Analysis and improvement.
  • Food rationing and international trade.


Expected at the event are participants from diverse countries. There will be exhibition booths for the display of latest innovations, presentations, expert lectures, group projects and panel discussion.


It is expected that at the end of the conference, it will among others things: boost food production in Africa, curb waste, set new bars for Africa in food preservation and value additions, strengthen mechanized farming system, develop improved seedling, expand food processing and export capacity of African countries, expand food processing technology and local content inclusion in infrastructure and management; Strengthen cross broader trade within the continent; Introduce new technologies and strengthen processing infrastructure across Africa; Introduce new, faster seed crop yields, tackle food theft and enhance data protection; expose new technologies and new markets; Unveil risks and new opportunities in the Agricultural sector; Expose investment opportunities in the industry; Bring more investment to Africa.  


The high point of the event is the FIN Award Dinner where deserving food processing companies, policy makers and entrepreneurs including the Vice President of South Africa will be decorated with various Awards and Certificate of Honour. The Award is supported by Forbes Afrique and the Managing Director will be on hand to hand over the Award.


There will also be an exhibition area where food processing and preservation technology equipment, improved seedlings, farming implements, storage equipment, preservation inventions, software, fertilizer mix, equipment from multinational companies will be displayed and sold.