Central Kenya Agri-Business Africa Trade Fair

The Central Kenya Agri-Business Africa Trade Fair is scheduled to take place on August 7-8, 2015. The farmers’ Expo will focus on the Central region of Kenya and the greater Nairobi metropolis.

Agriculture is the back bone of Central Kenya’s economy. The region is blessed with good weather, reliable rainfall and good soils that support the growth of a number of cereals, pulses, coffee and fruits and vegetables. Central Kenya region is the leading producer of fruits, vegetables and flowers for local consumption and export.

The Trade Fair is aimed at improving agricultural productivity, improve quality and expand markets of produce from the Central Kenya region and its environs.

It covers the production and post-harvest for horticulture, dairy, poultry and other livestock, coffee, tea and cereals

Organized in partnership with the Horticulture Research Institute Thika, the event targets the following counties: Kiambu, Murang’a, Kirinyaga, Meru, Embu, Nyeri, Nyandarua, Laikipia and Machakos.

This will provide an opportunity to the players in the agriculture value chain to reach out to farmers by exhibiting. The exhibitors will include suppliers of equipment, packaging, agrochemicals , services to the agriculture industry; food processors; exporters and packers; Government agencies, NGOs and foreign missions involved in the agriculture value chain.

Apart from the partnership with the HRI, the organizers are also in talks with a number of county and national Government agencies, trade associations and farmers groups that will ensure that attendees get an all-round view of the solutions that are available for them in the country.

For more info on the event visit: www.agribusinessafrica.net

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