IBC’s 9th Africa Sugar is back, bigger, better and as part of a wider Soft Commodity Week with 3 co located conferences. Having demonstrated quality in content and business partnerships, this is by far the leading event for the region, now further bolstered by being part of the Soft Commodity Week, Africa.
With a high level organizing committee providing input to reshape the agenda, 2019 will see new and innovative subject matter impacting the industry today. Focusing on finding new markets for sugar, creating new revenue streams, trade, innovation and digitalisation in production, and best practices in various sustainability impact areas, the conference will bring a tailored approach to what’s best for the African region.
New in 2019
- Trade, import regimes and negotiations
- Implementation of trade agreements
- Strategies to manage the short term low prices and bearish outlook
- Export market dynamics
- Sugar price outlook
- Creating new markets for sugar and by products
- Digitalisation technologies being adopted in the sugar processing industry
- Cane pricing and best practice in various models
- Regional market updates on trade and production efficiencies
- Water management
- Attracting investors
- Financing, funding and policy for smallholder outgrower schemes
- Improving efficiencies and sustainability in outgrowers production
The first ever Soft Commodities Week Africa is a uniquely positioned combination of 3 separate conferences, addressing the hottest issues in Sustainability, AgTech, digital disruption, investment and business partnerships. 300+ high level decision makers will convene to set the agenda for agriculture in Africa, and how industry can drive innovation, new business models and partnerships for a sustainable future.
Co located events
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Executive Director, International Sugar Organization (ISO)
Interim Director General, AFA, Kenya
Director of Investment and Agriculture, COMESA, Zambia
Chimimba David Phiri
FAO Subregional Coordinator for Eastern Africa, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Ethiopia
Group Commercial Director, ILLOVO SUGAR AFRICA (PTY) LTD
Interim Head – Sugar Directorate, Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) Kenya
Senior VP, Global Sugars Group, ASR Group Tate & Lyle Sugars, UK
Chief Executive, Swaziland Sugar Association, Swaziland
Executive Committee Member, Tereos, France
Managing Director, Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation
Chairman, South African Sugar Association (SASA)
Sales and Marketing Corporate Director, Kenana Sugar Company Ltd, Sudan
Peter De Klerk
Senior Economist, International Sugar Organization
Deputy General Manager, Kakira Sugar Limited, Uganda
Managing Director, LMC International
Hugh Glyn Jones
Managing Director, Booker-Tate, UK
Mwine Jim Kaberho
Director, Madhvani Group, Chairman, Uganda Sugar Manufactures Association (USMA)
Partnerships and Policy Specialist, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security (CCAFS)
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