“TRANSFORMING AFRICAN AGRICULTURE: FROM PRODUCTION TO MARKETS AND BEYOND”
The African Farm Management Association (AFMA) invites interested farm management and agribusiness professionals and practioners to submit papers for the forthcoming Congress planned for the 16-20th November 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. The ninth AFMA Congress follows a successful eighth Congress held in Nairobi, Kenya, on the 25th-29th November 2012.
The Forum will provide an avenue for farm and agribusiness specialists and other stakeholders in the public and private sectors for exchanging knowledge and experiences in an effort to reposition African agriculture in the global environment. The outline programme is available on the Congress website at http://www.afma-sa.co.za
The objectives of AFMA are to:
- Advance the knowledge and understanding of farm business management and to exchange ideas and information about farm management theory and practice throughout the continent of Africa and the world.
- Improve cooperation among stakeholders in farm management with an interest in African issues at the regional and international levels.
- Promote capacity building, research, policy dialogue and interest of farm management in Africa.
- Contribute to the wider objective of agricultural productivity in an effort to reduce poverty, enhance food security and sustainable use of farm resources in Africa