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9th Annual Africa Sugar

Date: Tuesday, 9 April 2019 - Thursday , 11 April 2019

Venue: Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi, Kenya

9th Africa Sugar

IBC’s 9th Africa Sugar is back, bigger and better. Having demonstrated quality in content and business partnerships, this is by far the leading event for the region.

With a high level organizing committee providing input to reshape the agenda, 2019 will see new and innovative subject matter impacting the industry today. Focusing on finding new markets for sugar, creating new revenue streams, trade, innovation and digitalisation in production, and best practices in various sustainability impact areas, the conference will bring a tailored approach to what’s best for the African region.

New in 2019

  • Trade, import regimes and negotiations
  • Implementation of trade agreements
  • Strategies to manage the short term low prices and bearish outlook
  • Export market dynamics
  • Sugar price outlook
  • Creating new markets for sugar and by products
  • Digitalisation technologies being adopted in the sugar processing industry
  • Cane pricing and best practice in various models
  • Regional market updates on trade and production efficiencies
  • Water management
  • Attracting investors
  • Financing, funding and policy for smallholder outgrower schemes
  • Improving efficiencies and sustainability in outgrowers production