AGRICULTURE, INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY
About AIT 2021
The Agriculture, Innovation & Technology Conference (AIT 2021) Virtual
The agricultural sector stands to play a key role in solving the numerous challenges that threaten stability and growth in many African countries post the COVID-19 pandemic. There is need for conversations around the link between agriculture, youth employment, entrepreneurship, innovation, technology and inclusive economic growth.
The Agriculture, Innovation and Technology (AIT) Conference with the theme “Strengthening value chains by utilizing innovative technologies for inclusive economic growth and job creation in agriculture and agribusiness” is an event with a prepense approach for the creation of quality on-and off farm employment and self-employment opportunities for the African youth.
Reasons To Attend AIT 2021
Education: Are you an expert interested in sharing your knowledge for the greater good? Do you want to learn how agriculture can be utilized as a remunerative or prestigious profession? Do you want to expand your knowledge on the untapped potential of innovative technology and its impact on agriculture?
Networking: Are you looking to connect to business or employment opportunities? Are you an investor looking for your next venture in agriculture and agribusiness? Are you an entrepreneur or student looking to start, grow, or expand your business? Do you want to learn how to create viable partnerships and business linkages?
The AIT 2021 Conference participants will include:
Young women and men in rural, peri-urban and urban areas – notably producers, micro-small entrepreneurs, small-medium entrepreneurs, vulnerable and low-skilled youth, unemployed or under-employed, youth already engaged or potentially interested in venturing in agribusiness;
Value chain stakeholders in meso-level institutions (financial and non-financial) and business development service providers with a focus on the agriculture sector and agribusiness in rural, peri-urban, and urban areas;
Policy and decision-makers at the national level in relevant government and other public institutions, and continental/ sub-regional levels in apex and inter-governmental organizations.