Agric investment conference to hold in South Africa

An international conference on agricultural investment, gender and land in Africa will be taking place from March 5 to 7, in Cape Town, South Africa.

This conference organized by the Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC) and other partners. About 100 delegates are expected and they are billed to exchange experiences and evidence-based knowledge on the implications of public and private agricultural investments for rural livelihoods, gender relations and social differentiation.

Future Agricultures is one of the co-organizers of the conference, along with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), PLAAS, the African Union’s Land Policy Initiative, the African Development Bank and the UN Economic Commission for Africa.

The conference is opened to all stakeholders in the field of agriculture and related fields. It is an annual event that paves the way towards agricultural development in the continent.

We expect healthy deliberations. BELVYNA will provide updates.

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Mrs. Yemisi Akibu ( nee Awokoya) is the Chief Executive Officer of Belvyna Global, an agricultural consultancy service firm based in Lagos, Nigeria She is a former Team Member of the Agricultural Department of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, one of Nigeria's first generation banks. She holds a B.Sc degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a Masters degree in National Development and Project Planning from the University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. She is passionate about the role agriculture plays in the social, economic, political development of a nation. She holds the view that one of the pillars of stability of a nation food security and this can only be achieved through the holistic development of the agricultural sector. She can be contacted via: or Remember, The Farmer Is King Enjoy my blog

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