Venue:¬† KICC, Nairobi, Kenya
Dates: 03rd to 05th October, 2014
Timing: 10 am to 6 pm
Business Visitors Only.
Kenya, a melting port of opportunities is a thriving business centre. With a growing economy, stable socio-political Government and a developed infrastructure in place, Kenya offers corporations the ideal avenue for investments. It Its proximity to the Middle East, Gulf and Europe, together with its easy access to the major ports of the region, enhances its international trade. The country‚Äôs economic policy is a free market-oriented one. It aims at paving the way for faster economic development of the country through private enterprise and individual initiatives.
The¬†18th KITE ‚Äď Kenya International Trade Exhibition, a multi- sector trade event to be held in October 2014 is all set to present over¬†10,000 products, equipment and machinery from over 30 countries.
On behalf of directly affected groups in the fruit industry and in terms of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act [No. 47 of 1996], Agri-hub has approached the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for the establishment of statutory measures (registration, and records and returns) on table grapes, and deciduous and citrus fruit, for a four-year period.
Nigeria's fish production has reached more than three million mt per annum enabling the country to meet the local fish demand and generate surplus for export, according to Nigeria's minister of agriculture and rural development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina
Adesina stated that Nigeria's fisheries sector is a platform to promote exportation and bring in foreign investment.
The minister stated that the government is ready to target a wider market in the fisheries sector of the Nigerian economy to achieve self-sufficiency.
Through skills training, Agri SA is now in a position to enable women in the Keimoes area to make use of business opportunities relating to agriculture and food production, promote creativity and also help with the development of children.
"Essentially it has to do with unlocking the inherent skills of women and supplementing this with what is necessary to operate a business," said Hendrik Ackerman, Chair of Agri SA's Labour and Social Policy Committee.
As one of the most important professional exhibition in Asia, the 6th International Biomass Energy Conference & Exhibition aims to provide the newest information and integrated solutions for customers. Bioenergy China creates a professional trade
platform under the brand influence of www.cnbioenergy.cn ,www.energysources.cn and Bioenergy Magazine for companies at home and abroad to show the latest products and technologies of biomass energy in Chinese market.
The heifer importation programme adopted by Dairibord Holdings limited in Zimbabwe is reported to have increased raw milk intake volumes at a time the country‚Äôs dairy sector faced a severe downturn due to the 2000 land reform programme
According to Anthony Mandiwanza, Dairibord Holdings chief executive officer, raw milk volumes purchased by the business increased by one per cent to 21.4mn litres from 21.2mn litres recorded in 2013.
South Africa's Department of Trade and Industry has approved a R200-million grant and a five-year plan for the establishment of the Southern African Sustainable Textile and Apparel Cluster (Sastac), in a bid to improve the industry's competitiveness while uniting it under an umbrella body.
Making the announcement on Monday, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said the initiative sought to build the capacity of South Africa's industry to supply local and international consumers with "fully traceable sustainable apparel and household textile products".
This would include supplying textile and apparel products that adhered to the 100% local content requirement for procurement by local government.