World Agri-Tech Workshop with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Digital Ag in Emerging Markets

Africa and other emerging markets offer significant opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs in digital agriculture. With over 70% of the 570 million farms in the world under 1 hectare, digital ag in these markets is mostly supported by donors targeting small-scale crop and livestock producers. Join the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and its collaborators to understand how digital transformation is taking shape in emerging markets and how technology solutions are developing and adapting for small-scale producers who face enormous challenges related to food security, inclusive access, climate change and COVID-19. Explore potential investment opportunities and learn how venture capitalists and entrepreneurs looking to expand into these markets engage with donor organisations, governments and NGOs.

Why should you join?

  • Hear from technology practitioners and NGOs about how they are adapting digital solutions to small scale agriculture
  • Make valuable connections with donor organisations and understand the commercialisation roadmap for companies looking to expand into new markets
  • Gain insights from venture capitalists on the existing investment landscape and emerging high growth sectors

Who is this workshop for?

  • Agtech start-ups
  • VCs, Family Offices
  • Impact Funds
  • Agribusinesses
  • NGOs, Governments and Donors

Get involved – it’s interactive! 

  • You’ll be asked to share your views through polls during the workshop
  • Submit your questions or discussion topic in advance for the panel

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