FIRST NAMIBIA FOOD EXPO AND CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN JUNE

RUNDU, NAMIBIA, The first-ever "Food Namibia Trade Expo and Conference", which will address key issues concerning the future of agriculture and sustainable food production in Namibia, will be held at Rundu in June this year.

The event, taking place from June 7 to 10, will be held under the theme "Food Security for a Healthy Nation" and is organized by Food Namibia, a public-private partnership initiative which brings major stakeholders in government and food producers.

The Director of Food Namibia, Manfried Likoro, says the exhibition will provide a unique business-to-business platform to showcase products and services in the local agriculture and food production industries. Exhibitors will also meet with retailers, wholesalers, distributors, investors and other professionals to discover new business opportunities.

"The conference will provide a platform for the public and private sector role players to interact with each other, share their vision and discuss key issues concerning the future of food and agriculture industries in the country," he adds.

The objective of the event is to showcase crop production and products in the Kavango East and West regions (provinces) and Namibia in general. The trade expo will also create awareness surrounding the agriculture and food production industries in Namibia, and provide a platform for networking.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK