Preparatory Meetings

An Expert Group Meeting (EGM) was held at UNIDO Headquarters in Vienna to discuss the key constraints impeding the development of agribusiness and agro industries in Africa. This meeting included experts invited in their individual capacity from all parts of Africa and with expertise in development of agribusiness and agro-industries.

A resource paper has been commissioned to provide a backdrop for discussions at the EGM. The paper explores key technical, economic and policy factors constraining the development of agribusiness and agro-industry in Africa. It also presents the structure and governance mechanism for the proposed financial facility, as well as make specific propositions to be considered during the meeting, such as elements that will be prioritized for investment at the national, sub-regional and regional levels.

CAADP_DayParticipation in the CAADP day in Tripoli, 27 June 2009
A UNIDO/FAO stand on HLCD-3A was set up for announcing the event with posters and brochures



tanzania fishExpert Group Meeting (EGM), Vienna, 27 - 29 April 2009
Preparation of the High Level Conference on Development of Agribusiness & Agro-Industries in Africa (HLCD-3A)





For enquiries on the conference, please contact:
The Conference Secretariat (UNIDO)
Tel: + 43 1 260 26 3723 /3011

For media enquiries,
please contact:

Mikhail Evstafyev
Public Advocacy and Media Advisor UNIDO
Tel: +43 1 260 26 50 21