Conference & Program

17 June 2020

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07:30  -  17:00

Registration

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Opening Ceremony

    Ambassador Bene M’Poko

Chairman: Ambassador Bene M’Poko, Dean of the Diplomatic Corps & Ambassador of the DRC to South Africa

Dr. Ivan Meyer, MEC for Agriculture, Western Cape Province, South Africa

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Food Security – Harnessing Agricultural Technology to Realise a Food Secure World

    Dr. Brylyne Chitsunge
    Omri van Zyl
    Zinzi Mgolodela
    Dr. Maxwell Wengawenga

Chairperson: Dr. Brylyne Chitsunge, Food Security Ambassador, Pan African Parliament

Dr. Ivan Meyer, MEC for Agriculture, Western Cape Province, South Africa

Panel:

Omri van Zyl, Executive Director, AGRI SA

Zinzi Mgolodela, Director, Woolworths SA

Dr. Maxwell Wengawenga, Assistant Economic Advisor to the President of Malawi

 

 

 

 

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Sustainable Land Reform and Use: Imperatives for a Successful Agricultural Sector

    Wandile Sihlobo
    Thato Moagi
    Leona Archary

Keynote: Wandile Sihlobo, Chief Economist, Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa

Panel:

Wandile Sihlobo, Chief Economist, Agricultural Business Chamber of South Africa

Thato Moagi, Director, LeGae La Banareng Farms

Leona Archary, Head of the Agricultural Business Unit, Bigen

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Coffee Break

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Smallholder Farming

    Chris Wild

Chris Wild, Executive Director, Food & Trees for Africa

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Lunch Break

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Workshop: Equipment Development for Conservation Farming Systems

    Dr. Ted Kornecki

Presenter: Dr. Ted S. Kornecki, Agricultural Engineer USDA-ARS

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Workshop: Protected Cultivation and Plant Protection

TBA:

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Coffee Break

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International Projects

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Projects in Africa

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