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How to win in the African agricultural markets will be one topic presented by consultancy firm McKinsey at New Ag International Africa. This event will be co-located with Biocontrol Africa facilitating the attendance to both conferences and the exhibition.

New Ag International Africa has an exhibition and a world-class conference programme covering specialty fertilizers, biostimulants, irrigation and precision agriculture. Learn about investment opportunities in North Africa, how digital agriculture is helping growers, new ideas on fertigation, biostimulants for the African market, and how research can help optimise nutrition for African soils.

Agriculture Leaders

Find out what core leaders think about the greatest opportunities in Africa market

Interview with Mohamed Elshafei, Chairman, Chema Industries

Are you interested in opportunities in Africa? Read what Mohamed has told us: "The African market is one of the most potential markets, to better develop it, we need to put into action the Free Trade Agreements, educating farmers on the appropriate use of agricultural inputs, counterfeits which represent 15%to 20% of the total use".


R&D innovations to combat common African pests - Dennis Ndolo, ICGEB

Dennis Ndolo, Group Leader – Biopesticides, at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), South Africa, explains how biopesticides can be used to overcome trade barriers caused by the inability of countries to meet Maximum Residue Limit requirements of export markets. He outlines why the huge potential of biopesticides remains under-exploited and proffers suggestions of how some of the challenges facing the development of these pest control products can be addressed. He also gives a detailed account of the work that his team at ICGEB is doing to support the research, development, commercialisation and use of biopesticides.

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