Conference programme

The hybrid conference will take place over 1,5 days under the theme: Forstering a sustainable, globally competitive and inclusive natural ingredients sector in Africa.

Draft conference programme and insert (Subject to change)

Discussion will be organised under three sub-themes, namely:

Sub-theme 1

Best practices in the governance of Africa’s natural ingredients

Sub-theme 2

The state and dynamics of the global natural ingredients market and Africa’s status

Sub-theme 3

Broadening participation across the natural ingredients value chain


Morning (09h00-12h00)

Afternoon (13h00-17h00)

Day 1

Best practices in the governance of Africa’s natural ingredients:

Policy and regulatory frameworks and their impact on the growth and sustainability of the natural ingredients sector.

The state and dynamics of the global natural ingredients market and Africa’s status:

  • Global demand and supply trends
  • Opportunities and challenges
  • Africa’s share of global supply

Day 2

Broadening participation across the natural ingredients value chain:

  • Understanding value chain opportunities – cultivation, harvesting, bioprocessing, commercialisation – with special focus on SMEs
  • Fostering greater participation by and enhanced benefits for SMEs, informal sector and communities

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