GROWING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH AGRO-PROCESSING
The Chamber Conference is a rallying point for business, government, civic society and smallholder farmers to contribute to developing sustainable businesses, creating jobs and growing the Gauteng economy.
The programme aims to help delegates understand:
- what products the local and African markets want
- how farmers can process their agricultural produce to deliver those products
- what assistance provincial and national government provide
- investor opportunities.
Speakers confirmed thu far are Motlatjo Makaepea, Chief Director Agro-Processing, GARD on the Agri-Parks initiative, Chelsea Paull of Umoya Foods (methods of processing foods) Unathi Sihlahla of Inmed on Aquaponics, Herman Breedt on the Red Farms Agri-Market Project, Suraj Lallchand of Fedgroup on Impact Farming, Buhler on their micro mill, Esther Malabye and Suzan Chiloane of the dti on their agro-processing initiatives. There will be a panel discussion by agro-processors on their experiences and challenges.
Networking: There will be opportunities for interaction between private sector, government and urban farmers to establish linkages and learn from on-the-ground experiences.
DATE: TUESDAY 29 OCTOBER 2019
TIME: REGISTRATION 08:00, FUNCTION 08:30 – 15:30
VENUE: TO BE ANNOUNCED
COST: No Charge for farmers, R450 members, R650 non-members (incl. VAT)
BOOKING: Dorothy Lotter email@example.com 011 726-5300
BOOKING FORM: JCCI AGRO-PROCESSING CONFERENCE
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