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The Inaugural International Congress for African Agribusiness & Trade

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Synopsis: The Inaugural International Congress on African Agribusiness & Trade will bring together African agricultural and political leaders with bilateral and multilateral institutions, overseas development organizations, US agribusiness, agricultural investors, technical and policy experts, and more.
Start Time: Monday, July 10, 2017 12:00 AM
End Time: Friday, July 14, 2017
Location: Douglass Student Center
Address: 100 George Street
Campus: Douglass
Room: Trayes Hall
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education is facilitating logistics for this program.
Category: International/Global
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/ICAAT/
Contact Name: Bianca Kovalenko
Contact Email: b.kovalenko@rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7316
Additional Information:

The event will highlight the importance of aligning with international strategic frameworks that address environmental protection, poverty alleviation, gender rights, tenure rights, sustainable economic growth and more. Investors, African governments and entrepreneurs will learn how alignment with these goals can generate greater opportunities for collaboration, increased access to funding and the development of sustainable, successful and transformative agricultural practices.

There will also be a special focus on improving African agricultural education and training and on transforming smallholder farmer subsistence agriculture into agribusiness.

For the complete agenda and registration details, visit http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/ICAAT.

Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Faculty,  Alumni,  General Public