Crans Montana Forum DAKHLA – AFRICA : Special Programme on Agriculture and Agro-industry in Africa

February 08, 2019

On the occasion of the forthcoming Crans Montana Forum on Africa & South-South Cooperation, to take place in Dakhla (Morocco) from March 14 to 17, 2019, a special Programme will be dedicated to sustainable Agriculture.
This Session will notably focus on the Agro-industry which is at the heart of a fair & sustainable Growth.
Among the topics to be addressed :

  • By 2050, food demand in Africa is expected to more than double and the World will have to feed 9 billion people.
  • While Africa alone could feed the Planet, Food security for all remains the priority.
  • Strengthening the education for Children and Women to promote access to new technologies, agro-entrepreneurship and agribusiness.
  • The Development of public-private partnerships enabling African farmers to access new markets : from small farms to the agri-food industry, financial mechanisms and innovative tools.
  • Fighting the impact of climate change on agricultural yields : the Africa of tomorrow does not have to pay the debt of yesterday's industrialized Countries.