Kigali to Host AFS Forum 2024

The Africa Food Systems Forum (AFS Forum) 2024, set to be hosted in Kigali, Rwanda from September 2nd to 6th, stands as a landmark event in the global agricultural calendar.

As the world’s largest annual agricultural summit, this year’s forum, organized by the Rwandan government and the AFS Forum Partner’s Group, is poised to be a critical juncture for discussing and shaping Africa’s food security and agricultural innovation.

Under the theme of fostering healthier, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable food systems, the AFS Forum 2024 aims to explore a myriad of innovative approaches, solutions, and business models that promise to revolutionize the agri-food sector across the continent. The forum is dedicated to uncovering pathways that ensure food and nutrition security, highlighting the role of cutting-edge technologies and best practices in achieving these goals.

A significant focus of the forum will be on empowering youth and women, acknowledging their essential role in driving agricultural progress. Through this emphasis, the forum seeks to open avenues for job creation and opportunities within Africa’s food systems, recognizing the dynamic contributions these groups bring to the agricultural sector.

The event extends an open invitation to all stakeholders interested in being a part of Africa’s journey towards a food-secure future. By participating in the AFS Forum 2024, attendees will have the opportunity to contribute their voices and efforts towards shaping the future of agriculture on the continent, ensuring a sustainable and secure food system for generations to come.

The forum will cover critical areas including innovative approaches to tackle challenges in food production and distribution, practical solutions for food security, scalable and sustainable business models for African farmers and agribusinesses, and the latest technological advancements in food production and processing. It promises to be a melting pot of ideas, solutions, and collaborations aimed at transforming Africa’s food systems.

As we look forward to the AFS Forum 2024, the agricultural community and all stakeholders are encouraged to mark their calendars and prepare to join this collective journey. It is an unparalleled opportunity to be part of the conversations and initiatives that will dictate the trajectory of Africa’s agricultural an