7th Africa Oil Palm,

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Rescheduled of event 7th Africa Oil Palm
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  • Promotion Partner
    www.agropages.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.farmersreviewafrica.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.africaoutlookmag.com
  • Promotion Partner
    farmingafrica.net
  • Promotion Partner
    www.businessreviewafrika.com

08:00

Registration

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

GLOBAL PALM OIL PRICING OUTLOOK IN 2020 AND BEYOND

  • Southeast Asian & Global palm output overview
  • Palm oil pricing forecasts and critical factors contributing to price fluctuation
  • Long term problems for palm oil output and its effects on oil prices after 2022

David Jackson, Director of Oils Research

LMC International

09:45

NIGERIA’S ROADMAP & EXPANSION PLAN TOWARDS SELF-SUFFICIENCY IN PALM OIL PRODUCTION

  • Regional supply demand gap & current and future production capacities
  • Challenges that had stifled the growth of Nigerian palm oil industry
  • Funding support for plantation owners and investors
  • Collaboration opportunities
  • Action plans & timelines

10:20

Discussion followed by Coffee

10:50

EMERGING DOWNSTREAM OPPORTUNITIES FOR PALM OIL

Kwame Wiafe, General Manager

Wilmar Africa

11:20

NEW OIL PALM PLANTATION PROJECT UPDATES IN NIGERIA: SUCCESS STORIES & LESSONS LEARNED

  • Changing environmental, land ownership and certification demands
  • Use of HCV/ESIA including soil studies as part of preplant assessments, followed by HCS
  • Developing FPIC agreements 
  • Costs of land preparation

Billy Ghansah, Agricultural Co-ordinator

Okomu Oil Palm

11:50

PROMOTING A SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL BUSINESS IN AFRICA

Samuel Avaala, General Manager

Benso Oil Palm Plantation

12:20

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

13:35

Afternoon Chairman’s Introduction

13:45

CLIMATE-SMART SMALLHOLDERS PROGRAM TO IMPROVE OIL PALM PRODUCTION: CASE STUDY OF GHANA

14:15

CASE STUDY: BEST PRACTICES IN ROLLING OUT AN EFFECTIVE OUTGROWER’S SCHEME

  • Efficient land use, capital administration and mobilization of farmers
  • Success stories and lessons learned

Safianu Moro, CEO

Serendipalm Co. Ltd.

14:45

NEW DEVELOPMENT IN PALM OIL REFINERY, FRACTIONATION & SOAP PRODUCTION (TOPIC TBC)

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Senior Representative,
Desmet Ballestra S.p.A

15:15

Discussion followed by Tea

15:45

BOOSTING AFRICA’S PALM OIL PRODUCTIVITY WITH MECHANIZATION

16:15

TOWARDS AN INCLUSIVE AGRI VALUE CHAIN FROM PLANTATION TO FACTORY

 

Madhukar Khetan, COO - Commercial

De United Foods Industries Limited

16:45

End of Day One

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

IMPACT OF TOPOGRAPHY ON OIL PALM YIELDS IN MARGINAL CONDITIONS IN GHANA AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR LANDSCAPE INTEGRATIONS

  • Critical role of terrain under sub-optimal rainfall situation
  • Integration with other perennial systems for optimal land-use
  • Maximizing ecosystem services across the landscape
  • Lessons learned and way forward

Charles Acquah, R&D Manager

Ghana Oil Palm Development Company Limited (GOPDC)

09:40

PALM OIL IN HOME & PERSONAL CARE: BRAND OWNER’S PERSPECTIVE

Akintunde Fayanmira, Senior Procurement Manager, Commodities / RM

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc

10:10

Discussion followed by Coffee

10:40

LARGE - SCALE PALM OIL PROCESSING INVESTMENT THROUGH PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN LIBERIA

  • Demand and supply outlook and growth projections in West Africa
  • Production capacity and export markets
  • Challenges & opportunities

Elvis Morris, Director

Golden Veroleum Liberia Inc. (GVL)

11:10

PKS-BASED BIOMASS POTENTIAL & OPPORTUNITIES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

  • PKS distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Processes & technologies to convert PKS into energy
  • Other economic advantages of PKS

Adeneye Adeolu Patrick, Vice President

Palmline Group

11:40

EFFICIENT RECYCLING OF PALM BIOMASS INTO BIO-ENERGY: CASE STUDY FROM MALAYSIA/INDONESIA

12:10

Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch

13:25

End of Conference

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