The objective of the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Summit is to provide an opportunity for cross-sector networking and knowledge exchange that is competent and neutral, technical and commercial by bringing together all stakeholders, including regional governments and policy makers, private sector and research organisations, UN agencies and civil society.
Organised by the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF), the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Summit brings together senior representatives from ministries of agriculture, heads of key agri-related public institutions, UN agencies, agricultural firms, NGOs, farm associations, agriculture research and development institutes, investors, donors and the private sector.
By providing keynote addresses, panel discussions and interactive roundtable sessions, the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Summit enables robust debates on sustainable agricultural transformation and innovations in seed technology, soil and drought management in East Africa:
- Meet key decision makers and agricultural experts to establish public-private partnerships for a sustainable and secure food future in East Africa.
- Discuss practical solutions to the prominent climate change challenges, especially around drought management and irrigation best practice.
- Improve agricultural productivity: strategies for better soil fertility management, water utilisation, mechanisation, precision farming and crop diversity.
- Discover ICT for agri and mAgri innovations: support farmers through technology, data collection, and sharing among actors.
- Create economic opportunities while ensuring sustainability for communities and the environment, and learn about financing trends in the region.