The future of the agribusiness sector was discussed in several panels of the Brazil Africa Forum 2019. “Brazil and the Brazilian investor in the agricultural sector have much to gain by looking more closely at the African continent,” says Marcos Brandalise, founder and CEO of BrazAfric Group of Companies (BGC) in an interview with ATLANTICO. The group provides support for the East African agribusiness sector, and during the event presented a new solution to modernize agriculture on the continent, AgroB.
Fruit growing can be a way of generating a lot of jobs and income for both Brazilians and Africans. The statement is from Roberto Barcelos, president of Abrafrutas - Brazilian Association of Fruit and Derivative Exporting Producers.
Moroccan fertilizer giant OCP plans to expand its structure in Brazil by opening four new storage sites. Warehouses will be opened in Goiás, Minas Gerais, Pará and Santa Catarina in 2020, according to information from OCP CEO Brazil, Olavio Takenaka, released by the Brazil-Arab News Agency.
"As relações com a África são e serão prioritárias para o Brasil e o para os brasileiros", declarou o vice-presidente do Brasil, Hamilton Mourão, durante a cerimônia de abertura do Fórum Brasil África 2019.
The Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) will be present at the Brazil Africa Forum 2019 promoting a discussion about the business potential between Brazil and the African countries. In a side event called “Challenges for enhance the cooperation between Brazil and African countries”, the institute will promote a debate with authorities and representatives of the economic sector.
Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourão, as well as several African government officials, will be present at the Brazil Africa Forum 2019. The forum will take place on November 12 and 13 in São Paulo, and will also bring together representatives from the private sector and academia as well as potential investors. In its seventh edition, the theme of the event will be “Food Security: Path to Economic Growth”.
The Goodwill Ambassador of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Alysson Paolinelli is confirmed as a speaker at the Brazil Africa Forum 2019. The former Minister of Agriculture of Brazil will discuss agriculture 4.0 with the audience.
The former Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Jose Graziano da Silva, is confirmed as a speaker at the Brazil Africa Forum 2019, to be held in São Paulo, Brazil, on November 12 and 13. Graziano held the position at FAO until July this year.