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Theme: Embracing Sustainability: Innovations, Research, and Competitiveness in Agriculture.

Date:  3rd  to  5th July 2024

Venue:  KICC

The summit aims to bring together key players in the agricultural industry, including policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators, academia and other stakeholders, to foster engagement on promoting innovation, Research and a business-friendly environment within the agricultural sector. Policymakers will share insights on how regulations can be tailored to support agricultural innovation and competitiveness in driving sustainable agricultural development in Kenya and beyond for food and nutrition security, wealth and employment creation.

Participants will engage in dialogues on how to create a business-friendly landscape in agriculture, addressing issues such as funding opportunities, market access, and industry collaboration. The summit will serve as a platform for networking and knowledge-sharing among key agricultural stakeholders, with the aim of driving forward progress in the industry towards a more sustainable and innovative future.
Kenya has experienced rapid expansion in higher education sector in the last decade. Universities are expected to contribute to the country’s development through training of qualified manpower, and generating technologies and innovations to drive industry and business growth. To enable effective participation of agriculture training and/or research organizations, and adequate engagement with sector players ASNET has introduced a third day of the summit.
During the summit, the academia and research institutions will have the opportunity to meet and engage sector players and contribute to discussions and finding solutions to the various pressing issues in the agriculture sector. In addition, the universities will showcase their innovations, products, services in support of the agriculture sector industry at the expo.

Goals and Objectives

The aim of this summit is to;

  1. Update on the implementation of Kenya’s Agriculture Sector Growth and Transformation Strategy.
  2. Assess the competitiveness of the Kenyan agriculture sector.
  3. Discuss roadmap to achieving food and nutrition security
  4. Highlight technology and  innovative solutions
  5. Share industry trends, insights, learnings and recommendations
  6. Adding value Public private partnerships

Key Areas of Focus for the Summit:

1.  1. Strengthening Coherence in agricultural policies and regulations for competitiveness and innovation
2. Stimulating investment, enhancing access to finance and financial services for agribusinesses
3. Promoting inclusive value chains and market access for smallholder farmers.
4. Nurturing entrepreneurship in agriculture and agribusiness through gender sensitive interventions.
5. Enhancing resilience in the face of climate change and other challenges.
6. Agro-ecology, Soil health and sustainable farming practices
7. Leveraging technology and digitization through Public-Private partnerships to drive agricultural innovation and rural development
8. Stimulating investment in R & D; Research funding bodies and Universities to highlight their future research interests, programs, and priorities responding to industry needs.
9. Panel sessions focused strengthening linkages for a knowledge driven agricultural economy.

Registration

You can Register your attendance by CLICKING HERE

Summary

Theme: Embracing Sustainability: Innovations, Research, and Competitiveness in Agriculture.

Date:  3rd  to  5th July 2024

Venue:  KICC

The summit aims to bring together key players in the agricultural industry, including policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs, innovators, academia and other stakeholders, to foster engagement on promoting innovation, Research and a business-friendly environment within the agricultural sector. Policymakers will share insights on how regulations can be tailored to support agricultural innovation and competitiveness in driving sustainable agricultural development in Kenya and beyond for food and nutrition security, wealth and employment creation.

Participants will engage in dialogues on how to create a business-friendly landscape in agriculture, addressing issues such as funding opportunities, market access, and industry collaboration. The summit will serve as a platform for networking and knowledge-sharing among key agricultural stakeholders, with the aim of driving forward progress in the industry towards a more sustainable and innovative future.
Kenya has experienced rapid expansion in higher education sector in the last decade. Universities are expected to contribute to the country’s development through training of qualified manpower, and generating technologies and innovations to drive industry and business growth. To enable effective participation of agriculture training and/or research organizations, and adequate engagement with sector players ASNET has introduced a third day of the summit.
During the summit, the academia and research institutions will have the opportunity to meet and engage sector players and contribute to discussions and finding solutions to the various pressing issues in the agriculture sector. In addition, the universities will showcase their innovations, products, services in support of the agriculture sector industry at the expo.

Goals and Objectives

Goals and Objectives

The aim of this summit is to;

  1. Update on the implementation of Kenya’s Agriculture Sector Growth and Transformation Strategy.
  2. Assess the competitiveness of the Kenyan agriculture sector.
  3. Discuss roadmap to achieving food and nutrition security
  4. Highlight technology and  innovative solutions
  5. Share industry trends, insights, learnings and recommendations
  6. Adding value Public private partnerships
Topics

Key Areas of Focus for the Summit:

1.  1. Strengthening Coherence in agricultural policies and regulations for competitiveness and innovation
2. Stimulating investment, enhancing access to finance and financial services for agribusinesses
3. Promoting inclusive value chains and market access for smallholder farmers.
4. Nurturing entrepreneurship in agriculture and agribusiness through gender sensitive interventions.
5. Enhancing resilience in the face of climate change and other challenges.
6. Agro-ecology, Soil health and sustainable farming practices
7. Leveraging technology and digitization through Public-Private partnerships to drive agricultural innovation and rural development
8. Stimulating investment in R & D; Research funding bodies and Universities to highlight their future research interests, programs, and priorities responding to industry needs.
9. Panel sessions focused strengthening linkages for a knowledge driven agricultural economy.

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