Organizer: Economic and Social Research Foundation in collaboration with CUTS International

Event Date: 14-03-2019

Venue: ESRF Conference Hall

The objective of the meeting is to discuss the multi-pronged challenges hindering sustainable agro-processing value chain in the region, and reflect on private sector engagement in ensuring regional agro-processing value chains that are sustainable and food security-enhancing. Participants will consider the potential contribution of the upcoming regional Private Sector Development Strategy (PSDS 2018-2022), international trade and climate negotiations, as well as relevant cross-cutting issues such as technology (digitalization) and gender.