JOIN US IN KAMPALA IN 2024

Eastern Africa's Leading Food Safety, Quality & Food Systems Conference & Exhibition

DATE: SEPTEMBER 3-5, 2024

LOCATION: KAMPALA, UGANDA

DISCOVER THE TRENDS IN EASTERN AFRICA'S FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY LANDSCAPE

 The Africa Food Safety Summit Eastern Africa edition 2024 will be held in Kampala, Uganda.

It will be first Food Safety, Quality & Food Systems Conference & Exhibition to be held in Uganda and the Great Lakes region of Africa.

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

At the Summit, attendees will discover the latest ideas and appropriate solutions and technologies that shall boost Uganda and 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 an Exhibition Hall where leading manufacturers and distributors of new technologies from Africa and the World will display their latest innovations to Uganda and Eastern Africa’s food manufacturers, agricultural sector players, government and NGO agencies, retailers, hotels, restaurants and catering (HORECA) companies and academic and research institutions etc . . .

Sign up to sponsor or exhibit at the exhibition at the Africa Food Safety Summit – and gain from meeting and networking with the key decision makers from Uganda, Eastern Africa and beyond.

By attending, sponsoring or exhibiting at this pan-African event, you will reach out to the key decision makers across the agriculture and agribusiness; manufacturing/retail; Government agencies and ministries; NGOs, development organizations and academic and research institutions from across Africa’s food and agriculture sectors.

WHAT WILL BE ON SHOW AT THE EXPOS?

The Africa Food Safety Summits showcase the entire range of technologies that are vital for the growing, processing, packaging and testing of agricultural produce and food products in Africa, including:

FOOD PROCESSING SOLUTIONS

FOOD PACKAGING SOLUTIONS

FOOD STORAGE & DISTRIBUTION SOLUTIONS

FOOD TESTING SERVICES

INGREDIENTS & CHEMICALS

LABORATORY & QUALITY TESTING EQUIPMENT

ENGINEERING & AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES & SERVICES

SIGN UP TO ATTEND

Choose the best option for you and your business to attend the Summit and the Expo

THE PROGRAM

Please note that this is a preliminary program. A more definitive program will be available once more partners are involved . . .

OFFICIAL OPENING SESSION

09.00 – Welcome remarks by the Organisers, FW Africa

09.20 – Keynote Remarks by Representatives from Uganda’s Ministries and Regulatory Bodies

10.20 – REGULATORY & POLICY PANEL DISCUSSION: STATUS OF FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY POLICY IN UGANDA – Opportunities, Challenges and Key Learnings for Sustainable and Safe Food Systems in Uganda and Eastern Africa region

11.40: WHAT’S NEW IN NEW TECHNOLOGIES – SPONSORS HIGHLIGHT SESSION – Presentations by the Key Sponsors of the Summit on the latest food processing, packaging, storage, safety and quality management technologies

13.00: LUNCH BREAK & EXPO HALL VISITS

14.30: WHAT’S NEW IN NEW TECHNOLOGIES SESSION – Presentations by the other Sponsors and Exhibitors of the Summit on the latest food processing, packaging, storage, safety and quality management technologies

17.00 – EXPO HALL VISITS & NETWORKING

18.30 – OFFICIAL DINNER (To be confirmed)

 

 

09.00 – Welcome remarks by the Organisers, FW Africa

09.20 – CLIMATE CHANGE & FOOD SYSTEMS SESSION – Presentations and/or Panel Discussion

11.20: HUMAN & INFRASTRUCTURE CAPACITY SESSION – Presentations and/or Panel Discussion 

13.20: LUNCH BREAK & EXPO HALL VISITS

14.30: LEADERSHIP, CULTURE & COMMUNICATION SESSION – Presentations and/or Panel Discussion 

17.00 – EXPO HALL VISITS & NETWORKING

09.00 – Welcome remarks by the Organisers, FW Africa

09.20 – TRADE, MARKET ACCESS & SUPPLY CHAINS SESSION – Presentations and/or Panel Discussion

11.20:  COORDINATION & COOPERATION SESSION – Presentations and/or Panel Discussion 

13.20: LUNCH BREAK & EXPO HALL VISITS

14.30: FIELD VISITS TO SELECTED AGRI OR FOOD COMPANIES IN OR NEAR KAMPALA – To be confirmed

17.00 – Event closes officially

KEY AGENDA ISSUES

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

REGULATION & POLICY

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

LEADERSHIP, CULTURE & COMMUNICATION

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

HUMAN & INFRASTRUCTURE CAPACITY

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

CLIMATE CHANGE & FOOD SYSTEMS

The Summit highlights on the challenges and repercusions of climate change on food safety, quality and sustainable food systems  in Africa and how new knowledge, practices and technologies can mitigate these negative impacts in the Continent

TRADE, MARKET ACCESS & SUPPLY CHAINS

The Summit highlights the opportunities and challenges stremline supply chains and to enhance trade and market access in safe and nutritious agricultural and processed foods at national, regional, continental and global levels

INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

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 and safe food products

COORDINATION & COOPERATION

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