Accra, Ghana (PRWEB) August 13, 2014
The movers and shakers of the African palm oil industry along with the cocoa and rubber investors and stakeholders are gearing up for the African edition of CMT’s Palm Oil series, which offers vital industry dialog on ‘Mounting Pressures on Sustainability & New Challenges for the Palm Oil Industry’.
Topping the highlights are SIAT’s session on ‘Sustainability in Rubber and Oil Palm Plantations in Africa’, Agro Inc’s perspective on ‘Liberia’s Oil Palm Sector and the Rubber Value Chain’, CIRAD’s views on ‘Oil Palm Smallholders: Farm Characteristics, Contribution to World Production and Comparison of Development Schemes’ and ‘Developing Large Scale Sustainable Plantations in Public Private Partnerships’ by Olam International.
While Olam Ghana will share insights on ‘Sustainable Cocoa Program and Value Chain Activities in Ghana’, Institute of Agricultural Research for the Development will provide an analysis of ‘Rejuvenating Cameroon’s Cocoa Industry – Challenges in Increasing Yield and Quality’. A session on ‘Upstream and Downstream Investment Opportunities in the Rubber Industry in Nigeria’ will be delivered by Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria and another on ‘Extraction of Energy Biomass from Rubber Plantations in Ghana’ by Africa Renewables Ltd.
Other key sessions include:
The event is expected to be attended by various stakeholders along the palm oil, cocoa and rubber value chain.
For more information visit the conference website / contact Ms. Huiyan at +65 6346 9113.