Eastern Africa's Most Influential Food Safety, Quality & Food Systems Event


About the Summit

The Africa Food Safety is Africa’s No.1 and most infuential Food Safety, Quality & Food Systems Conference & Exhibition.

The Summit is focused on shedding light into the opportunities, challenges and market trends in Africa’s food safety, quality and food systems landscape, with attendees expected from more than 60 countries in Africa and the World, virtually and in person.

At the Summit, attendees will discover the latest ideas and appropriate solutions and technologies that shall boost Eastern Africa’s capacity to avail safe food to its growing population, while enabling the region to trade better within itself and into the regional and international markets.

The 2024 edition of the Summit incorporates the Africa LabTech Expo – where leading manufacturers and distributors of laboratory equipment, supplies and related technologies; consultancy and testing services; nutritional testing; hygiene and sanitation etc., – display their latest innovations to Africa’s food and agricultural sector players, government and NGO agencies, retailers, academic and research institutions etc . . .

The Speakers

The following are some of the Speakers at past editions of the Summit:

Key Issues

The Africa Food Safety Summit covers the following issues in the food and agriculture value chain in Africa


The Summit highlights the latest regulations and policies that are targeted at strengthening the policy, legal and institutional frameworks on food safety, quality and food systems in Africa, and how they impact trade and consumer health


The Summit showcases ways to enhance leadership and governance and the right food safety, quality and compliance culture in Africa, while promoting evidence-based advocacy, communication and knowledge sharing that raise consumer awareness and empowerment on food safety, nutrition and security


The Summit informs on the opportunities and challenges of building the human and infrastructure capacity, including the laboratory and skills components that enhance efficiency and reduce costs  in the food and agri sector in the Continent


The Summit highlights the opportunities and challenges of enhancing trade and market access in safe and nutritious agricultural and processed foods at national, regional, continental and global levels


The Summit provides the platform to strengthen research, innovation, technology development and transfer in the food and agriculture sector, while showcasing new technologies for producing nutritious foods


The Summit enables the private, public, non-profit and academia/research institutions in Africa to strengthen collaboration and cooperation at local, regional, continental and global levels to produce safe and nutritious food 

The Program

The program of activities at the 2024 edition of the Africa Food Safety Summit will be availed soon


High-level conference addressed by industry leaders, technology providers, government agencies and more

Expo Hall

Expo Hall showcasing latest food safety and lab management, ingredients, processing, packaging and other supply chain solutions.

Networking & Fun

The perfect environment to network with industry peers, government officials and suppliers of new technologies etc.

For Sponsors / Exhibitors

Showcase your solutions, industry leadership . . .

The Africa Food Safety Summits offer unrivalled opportunities for leading local, regional and international companies and other organisations to showcase their leadership and capability in the food safety, nutrition and food security arena in Africa.

With strong attendance from across the private, government, non-profit and academic and research institutions sectors of the food and agriculture industries within Africa and globally, take advantage of affordable sponsorship and exhibition options to ensure you do not miss this opportunity to stand out before, during and after these premium, pan-African events.

For Delegates/Visitors

Discover • Network • Do Business

The Africa Food Safety Summits are the leading platforms for investors, managers and professionals in the food and agriculture arena in Africa to gather, network and do business.

Attend the Summits to meet and network with some of the most influential key decision makers from the private and public sectors, NGOs and more across various disciplines and countries from Africa and beyond, for career-changing exchanges and innovative ideas. Leave the Summits re-energised to change the food safety and nutrition landscape in the Continent


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