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CONNECTING THE AGRIFOOD

BUSINESS VALUE CHAIN

Market Access Africa (MAA)
is the global meeting place
for buyers and sellers across the
entire agrifood business value chain​

MAA will impact companies' bottom line by improving access to regional and international markets, technologies, inputs, handling and storage, as well as tailored trade finance solutions.

 

Organised by the African Agri Council NPC (AAC) in partnership with African governments and leading agribusinesses, MAA will provide a global platform for stakeholders to identify the latest technologies that will raise the continent’s food and agricultural productivity, link to trading services and discuss policy reforms in order to curb Africa’s annual import bill.

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NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND

Dedicated Value Chain Connect

Take advantage of our one-on-one and

pre-schedule all your meetings

Networking cocktail reception

Network with your industry peers and finalise deals

Enjoy networking sessions on the expo floor

Meet with c-level executives and conduct month’s worth of business in just 2 days

CONFIRMED PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

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WHY ARE WE UNIQUE AND DIFFERENT?

Connect agri producers with exporters and buyers

to expand into new markets to

impact your company bottom line

Connect exporters and buyers

to reliable commodity suppliers therefore

creating an actual market place

Maximise profit across the agrifood value chain

by connecting demand to suppliers

through expert value chain enablers

Value Chain Connect

Plug and integrate African agribusinesses to

regional and international value chains

 

A KEY CHALLENGE IN AFRICAN FOOD AND AGRICULTURE


The question of market access is of crucial importance for Africa. African countries have continued to put emphasis on this question since the establishment of the World Trade Organization (WTO), given how crucial market access is for their development agenda – more so agriculture development.

The Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) and the Malabo Declaration have both emphasised boosting intra-Africa trade in agricultural commodities and services, and as such presenting a real opportunity for Africa to emerge as a big winner in the current global environment.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Market Access Africa is the industry’s MUST-ATTEND event, providing the ideal setting to develop relationships, explore ideas and expand into new markets. There are limited and exclusive sponsorship opportunities available for organisations wishing to gain high visibility and reach to Africa's agri movers and shakers.

THE AUDIENCE

  • Agri distributors and agents

  • Aggregators

  • Agro-processors and retailers (multinationals and SMEs)

  • Banks and financiers

  • Chambers of Commerce, trade exchanges, trade associations

  • Consultants and advisors

  • Commodity dealers, traders and Insurers

  • Co-ops, farmers union and associations

  • Development agencies

  • Governments officials / policy makers

  • Importers and exporters

  • Inspection services and certification agencies

  • Large-scale and commercial farmers

  • Operational partners

  • Packaging and marketing

  • Primary agriculture industry experts and suppliers (input, mechanisation, machinery and tech)

  • Research and academic institutions

  • Small-scale and emerging farmers

  • Track and trace tech companies

  • Traders
  • Transport, storage, shipping and logistics companies

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ABOUT THE ORGANISER

The African Agri Council NPC (AAC) is a network of global executives, decision makers and key stakeholders in the agricultural and food industry. We connect executives with their peers, policy makers, investors and financiers including leading global service providers across Africa and around the world.

The AAC is an exclusive platform for networking, matchmaking (one on one meetings) and deal making in Africa. We focus on the business dynamics of food and agriculture; the pioneers, partnerships, investments, joint ventures and regulatory dynamics that determine the future direction of the industry and shape tomorrow’s sustainable food production and consumption landscape.

www.agricouncil.org