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MENAFN Press - 07/02/2013

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(MENAFN Press) ACCRA, Ghana - Thursday, February 7th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Centre for Management Technology today launches the 3rd Commercial Farm Africa Summit to take place on March 19-20 in Accra, Ghana. Endorsed by Ghanaian Ministry of Food & Agriculture (MOFA) and supported by Private Enterprise Foundation, the 2-day summit addresses rising agricultural investment opportunities in the region, spotlighting on funding, best practices, infrastructure and innovations challenges.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Co-sponsored by SGS South Africa (Corporate) and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (Afternoon Reception), the 3rd Commercial Farm Africa Summit will open with a keynote speech by a top level official from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, addressing "Agricultural Investment Opportunities in Ghana", and public-private partnership in agribusiness development.

Among the speakers at this Africa summit are Mr. Stephen Kumadoh, Principal Valuer of Land Commission who will elaborate on land banks and availability for agricultural investment opportunities, Ms. Sarah Marchand (Holmes) Senior Advisor of Technical Assistance Facility for the African Agriculture Fund sharing on smallholder outgrower schemes and experiences across various countries and sectors, plus Mr. Cobus Burger, Managing Director from SGS South Africa presenting a paper on sustainability in crop production.

Additionally Ms. Christina Ulardic, Head of Market Development Africa, Swiss Re will be examining agricultural project risk management while valuable case studies on agricultural projects in commercial farm in Ethopia and rice project in Africa will be presented by Mr. Vijay Kumar Jain, Director of Ruchi Soya and Mr. Mick Bartlett, Chief Operating Officer of Vita Rice respectively. Praire Volta & Kwanim G.D.K farm, both operating in Ghana, will share their experiences and challenges of investing and operating in Ghana.

Tackling sessions on infrastructure and logistics are Mr. Jules Gogoua, Head of Transport Division in ECOWAS Commission, who will focus on development plans in West Africa, and Mr. Nana Osei-Bonsu, Director General of Private Enterprise Foundation, zooming into warehouse receipt system. IFC & Phatisa - Manager of African Agriculture Fund will provide insights on funding of agricultural projects.

Experts from companies including SABMiller Africa and S.A. Sopex N.V will shed light on prospective crops and farming segments such as cassava, corn, livestock and poultry, while Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture and Netafim will look at technology and innovations.

More information available at: http://www.cmtevents.com/aboutevent.aspx?ev=130103&pu=220477&


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