Agribusiness Indaba

CNBC Africa together with ABN Productions will be hosting the inaugural Agribusiness Indaba on the 24th of May at The Venue, Melrose Arch in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Inspired by the popular Agribusiness features show on CNBC Africa, the Indaba will be the first in a series of annual meetings and premier business development forums that will convene thought leaders from across the Agriculture scope to tackle pressing issues within one of the mainstream sectors of the economy.

The Agribusiness Indaba will facilitate one-on-one meetings with investors and direct dialogue between the public and the private sector bringing attention to some of the pressing issues the Agricultural sector is faced with in South Africa. Jacqui Nel , Head of ABN Productions, adds “ We have organised this Indaba to provide critical insights into the future of South Africa’s agricultural sector and bring together it’s leaders to network with each other at the same time. This Indaba is one of our company’s flagship events and we hope its outcomes have an impact in the sector.”

The programme will cover:

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  • What the public and private sector are doing to invest in Sa’s farmers
  • Land Reform,
  • Agri-Commodities and Trade Outlooks
  • Agricultural Financing 
  • Climate Change { From floods to Droughts}
  • Sustainable Agriculture

Alita Van der Walt, editor of Farmer’s Weekly, who will be chairing the Climate Change session says,“ South Africa’s food security depends on the ability of the agricultural industry to continue facing challenges proactively. Continuous discussion and the sharing of information between the different role players is therefore of critical importance.”

Confirmed participating organisations include IDC, Agrifica, Coca-Cola South Africa, Agricultural Business Chamber, CCADP-NEPAD Agency, Kruger International, National Africultural Marketing Council, BDO and African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership.

The Indaba is scheduled to start at 8h00 with tickets selling at R1500.00. To find out more about the Indaba and how you can register please visit or contact Calvin Ncube on 010 590 9616 [email protected].