The Annual Conference

Inaugural Industry-led Forum Bringing Together Stakeholders to Engage in Dialogue, Create a Paradigm Shift in Agribusiness and Foster Stronger Partnerships

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About the Event


The Agricultural Industry Forum (AIF) and exhibition is an event that represents the largest gathering of public and private-sector stakeholders in Kenya’s agricultural sector. The event brings together stakeholders closely linked sector from Agribusinesses, financial and insurance institutions, capacity building and training institutions, telecommunication players, inputs and machinery suppliers among others to engage in dialogue that will result in demand driven products and services with proposals and recommendations for policies and regulatory frameworks. Together, players will be aligned to a common goal of building stronger agribusinesses, strengthening mutually beneficial multi-stakeholder partnerships and creating new platforms to accelerate growth and effectiveness of the agri-sector.

72+

Hours

Inaugural Industry-led Forum Bringing Together Stakeholders to Engage in Dialogue, Create a Paradigm Shift in Agribusiness and Foster Stronger Partnerships.

35+

Speakers

Thirty Five plus global, regional & national speakers with deep insight on agriculture to interact with.

50+

Exhibitors

A pavilion of different value chains to showcase different wares, products and services from industry players for knowledge and skill exchange.

Schedule


March 3, 2020
8:30am - 10:00am
Plenary Session 1
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Understanding the Big Picture in Agriculture: Sustaining the Kenyan Momentum

10:00am - 10:30am
Tea Break
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10:30am - 12:00pm
Official Conference Opening
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12:00pm - 1:00pm
Plenary Session 2
Venue: Main Hall

Reinvisioning the Future of Agribusiness for Agricultural Growth and Prosperity

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Networking Lunch
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2:00pm - 3:30pm
Plenary Session 3
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Productivity Best Practices: Opportunities for Learning and Scale up

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Breakout Day 1
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• Breakout 1: Potato Value Chain • Breakout 2: Tea and Coffee Value Chains (Export Commodity: Case of Tea) • Breakout 3: Horticulture Value Chain • Breakout 4: Livestock Value Chain (Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Goats, Bees, Camel)

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Welcome Cocktail and Networking Dinner
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March 4, 2020
8:30am - 10:30am
Plenary Session 4
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Setting New Agribusiness Horizons: Leveraging on Innovations and Technology

10:30am - 11:00am
Tea Break
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11:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Day 2
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• Breakout 5: Aqua Culture Value Chain • Breakout 6: Emerging Value Chains (Organic, Spices, Herbs, Honey) • Breakout 7: Cereals Value Chain • Breakout 8: Cotton Value Chain

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Networking Lunch
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2:00pm - 3:00pm
Plenary Session 6
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Enhancing Market Linkages: Rethinking Logistics and Storage in Agriculture Topic 1: Agribusiness Risk Analysis and Management Topic 2: Innovative Structured Marketing and Trading: Warehouse Receipt System, Commodity Exchanges and Online Marketing Topic 3: Post-Harvest Management, Food Safety and Standards

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Gala Dinner and Excellence Awards
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March 5, 2020
8:30am - 10:30am
Plenary Session 7
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Telling the Devolution Story: Leveraging on Gains and Lessons Learnt

10:30am - 11:00am
Tea Break
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11:00am - 1:00pm
Breakout Day 4
Venue: Breakout Rooms

• Breakout 9: Lake Basin Economic Block • Breakout 10: Uasin Gishu Economic Block • Breakout 11: South-Eastern and Eastern Economic Block • Breakout 12: Mt Kenya Economic Block

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Networking Lunch
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2:00pm - 3:30pm
Closing Session
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Call to Action

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Closing Networking Tea Break
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March 6, 2020
08:30am - 5:30pm
Delegates Golf & Excursion
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Registration Fee


    • $300

    • Delegates

    • For non Agriculture Industry Network members.
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    • $250

    • AIN Members

    • For Agriculture Industry Network members only.
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    • $250

    • Group Offer

    • Only available for  a group of 5 people and above.
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    • From $500

    • Exhibition

      • 3 x 2m - $1500
      • 6 x 2m - $2500
      • Outdoor space - $2500 (7 x 3m)
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Contact


AIF Secretariat C/O Agricultural Industry Network (AIN)

Address

Githinji Investments Building, Chambers Road, 2nd Floor, Hse 202, Ngara, Nairobi

Phone

+254 701 882029

Email

secretariat@industrialnetworkforum.co.ke