Agritech West Africa is expecting 120+ exhibitor this edition with over 6000 visitors from agribusiness community from Ghana & West Africa, and over 100 hosted buyers/ partners from the Agribusiness sector at Accra International Conference Center, Accra Ghana from 24-26 Feb 2021.
The exhibition is organized under the Auspices of Ministry of Food & Agriculture, Ghana and with support of all major chambers and association in the Agribusiness in Ghana, namely Ghana National Chamber, Association of Ghana Business, Chamber of Agribusiness Ghana, Federation of Association of Ghanaian Exporters, Ghana-India Chamber, Farmers Organization Network of Ghana etc.
Agriculture contributes 20% of Ghanaian GDP – largest employing sector with 60%of the population employed and 65% land area dedicated for agriculture, where less than 2% being irrigated. Agritech West Africa is the show for substantiating the mechanical and value adding requirements in the sector
Dedicated B2B matchmaking and prefixed meetings for exhibitors with invited and hosted buyers and partners from West Africa and Ghana in place. The program will offer exhibitors to nominate to buyers/ partners whom they wish to meet. With favourable business and investment climate, Ghana is the best place to invest & do business in the sector in the region.
With West Africa advancing for food self-sufficiency through mechanisation in agriculture and Ghana as the regional hub & centre of Business and Agriculture transformation in the West Africa and leader in AfCFTAand policies like Planting for Food, Jobs & Exports, 1D1F; AWA will you help you reach out and demonstrate innovations in agriculture mechanisation to West African Agrobusiness community.
Rising food demand and targeted food growth in Ghana and West Africa, requires innovation & mechanization in agriculture practices by adapting new and modern agriculture technologies, machines, crop care practices, irrigation facilities, warehousing & storage of production etc. Hence AWA would be ideal place and opportunity for exhibitors and visitors to meet and discuss agritech requirements.
Ghana, officially known as the Republic of Ghana, is fastest growing economy in the West Africa with a GDP of USD 42Bn Approx. With total land area of 238,537sq km and Population of 24.2 million, 60% of it is still dependent on Agriculture.
Ghana is becoming the center of Business and Agriculture transformation in the West Africa with ACFTA to emerge as a trading, manufacturing, logistic hub in the region. Agriculture Technology, & Agro Value Addition is the largest technology demand in the region to go hand in hand with Govt schemes like 1D1F.
Ghanaian Agrotechnology imports touch consistently USD 1Bn in 2019 for 3 years as against West African imports of USD2.5Bn, account for 40% share in the region’s importation. Tractors, Spare, Implements, Agrochemicals, Irrigation set ups, among the top items imported.
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