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3rd Cassava World Africa

10-11 Oct, 2017 - Lusaka, ZAMBIA

Radisson Blu Hotel Lusaka

Confirmed speakers and topics as of 31 May 2017
1           

Transforming the African economy through maximising cassava usage
- Incentives, measures and requirements to promote industrialisation of cassava value added chain
- Investments into local value-added products

Mr. Mamadou Biteye
Managing Director, Africa Regional Office
The Rockefeller Foundation

 

2

Access to finance cassava plantations – challenges  & options
- Managing potential risks 
- Financial support to promote industrialisation of cassava derivatives

Mr. Likando Mukumbuta
Director General 
Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

 

3

Investments into centralised cassava processing plant 
- Managing efficiency
- Reducing cassava spoilage, and prolonging its shelf life

Ms. Oluyemisi Iranloye
Chief Executive Officer 
Psaltry International Company Limited

 

4

Cassava bread initiatives in Nigeria 
- Overcoming constraints: Inadequate equipments for flour production, substandard cassava flour 
- The waiting game: Legislations to pass for proper implementation
- Improving the processing structure 
- Impact of cassava flour inclusion in bread formulations

Mr. Paul Miyonmide Gbededo
Group Managing Director
Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc

 

5

Latest updates on new cassava varieties
- Increasing productivity & yields
- Developing virus resistant cassava varieties for better harvests
- Critical elements and time required to release a new cassava variety

Dr. Nhamo Nhamo
Cassava Agronomist (Field Fellow)
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

 

6

Improving Weed Management Practices in Cassava Plantations

Dr. Mohamed Elsherif
Agronomic Product Development Manager & Technical Advisor Africa & Middle East
Bayer AG

 

7

Corn, an alternative crop & its impact on cassava markets

Mr. Simon Bentley
Managing Director
Commoditia
 

 

8

Panel Discussion: Investments into Cassava Plantations

- Tackling agricultural land issues, and Governments’ incentives for cassava farming in key countries
(
Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Rwanda)

- Land availability for agriculture investments, and areas suitable for cassava farming

- Key challenges & progress on commercialisation of cassava plantation

 

Mr. Chuka Mordi

Managing Director

Union Dicon Salt Plc

 

Miss Daisy Eresu
Agricultural Officer
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

9

Zambian Breweries Perspective: Local sourcing, processes, potentials and concerns of cassava

- Working with smallholder farms and managing the supply chain

- Project implementation and concerns

 

Mr. Chris Nicolle

Agriculture Manager

Zambian Breweries

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