Lusaka, Zambia (PRWEB) February 04, 2014
His Excellency Honorable Robert K.K. Sichinga, MP & Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Zambia will inaugurate Cassava World Africa conference that will unveil opportunities and challenges in ‘Transforming cassava in Africa into agro-industrial products’ covering – food security, financing projects, breeding processes, use in commercial production of flour, starch, bioenergy and more.
Among key sessions is one by Dennis Beunk, Agricultural Development & Agro-processing Specialist, Brightface Enterprise who provides an overview of ‘Enhancing Food Security, Income Generation, Value Adding and Economic Empowerment through Commercialization of Cassava’. Meanwhile Diogo Machado, Senior Economist, LMC International presents a paper on ‘Global Starch Market Outlook & Feedstock Economics’. A session on ‘Challenges of Operating a Cassava High Quality Flour Plant in Africa’ is presented by Louw Burger, MD/CEO, Thai Farm International and another on ‘Challenges of Implementing Industrial Cassava Projects in Africa’ is delivered by Jens Thomsen, International Starch Institute A/S.
The conference agenda also includes country/ region specific sessions:
Visit the official website for more details.
For enquiries, contact Ms. Huiyan at huiyan(at)cmtsp(dot)com(dot)sg or +65 6346 9113.