The Brazil Africa Forum 2019 will be officially launched in Kenya during the Knowledge Session Food Security: Path to Economic Freedom, hosted by the Strathmore University Business School in Nairobi, on Tuesday, May 7th.
Prof. João Bosco Monte, President of the Brazil Africa Institute, will be the keynote speaker addressing a brief on BAF 2019 and its impact in Africa’s agricultural markets. Also will be speaking in the session Mr. Felix Magaju – Client Service Manager, Kenya Climate Innovation Center – on the topic “interventions made towards climate change adaptation and mitigation in agri-enterprises” and Mr. Marcos Brandalise – Chief Executive Officer, Brazafric Group – on the topic “the role of technology in revolutionizing Africa’s agricultural landscape: lessons from Brazil”.
With the main theme “Food security: path to economic growth”, BAF arrives in its 7th edition as one of the main events for the strengthening of relations between Brazil and the African continent. On November 12th and 13th at the Sheraton WTC in São Paulo, Brazil, some 300 representatives from governments, the private sector, academia and potential investors will exchange experiences, discuss value opportunities and promote knowledge. Among the names already confirmed as speakers are the President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Benedict Oramah; the director of the World Food Program’s Centre for Excellence Against Hunger, Daniel Balaban; and the director of global practices and agriculture at the World Bank, Simeon Ehui.