Leadership Conference

Profitable poultry production in Africa

 

1 October 2019, Kigali Convention Centre, Room AD12

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and morning coffee

Session 1: General overview 

by VIV worldwide

Chair person: Wiebe van der Sluis, Agriculture journalist, former editor World Poultry

09:00 – 09:05

Opening

09:05 – 09:35

Investing in African poultry: why, how and where?

Nan-Dirk Mulder, Senior Global Animal Protein Analyst, Rabobank (NL)

09:35 – 10:15

Promoting locally produced chicken in Ghana through improving value chain efficiency and awareness creation

Mr. Raymond Denteh, Commercial Development Team Leader, Ghana Poultry Project (GH)

National egg consumption campaign in Ghana

Ms. Comfort Kyerewa Acheampong, The ASA WISHH AMPLIFIES GHANA PROJECT (GH)

10:15 – 10:45

Coffee break

Session 2: Reaching (out to) the end-customer

By VIV worldwide

Chair person: Wiebe van der Sluis, Agriculture journalist, former editor World Poultry

10:45 – 11:15

Customer-supplier relationship

Katongole Rashid, Marketing, Kukuchic Ltd. (Uganda)

11:15 – 11:45

The role of social media in marketing

Olga Ishimwe, Creative Director, IGIHE.COM (RW)

11:45 – 13:30

Lunch

Session 3: Investing in Africa’s Poultry Potential: Mitigating Constraints & Leveraging Opportunities

By the Netherlands-African Business Council

Chair person: tba

13:30 – 14:30

The panel discussion assembles four representatives from Pan-African organisations in the private and public sectors to explore structural solutions for promoting efficient flows of financial investments into the poultry sector

Confirmed panellist:

Michiel Heemskerk, Associate Director Eastern and Southern Africa, Rabobank Africa

14:30- 15:00

Coffee break

Session 4: Practical insights into poultry nutrition 

By WATT Global Media

Chair person: Mark Clements, Editor, Poultry International

15:00 – 16:00

Using amino acids to reduce cost and improve diets

Douglas Malala, Business Manager Animal Nutrition, Evonik East Africa Limited

A new approach to better gut health

John Owaga, Technical Services Manager Animal Nutrition, Evonik East Africa Limited

16:00 – 17:00

Closing drinks for conference delegates

18:00 – 20:00

Industry Leaders’ Welcome Dinner, sponsored by Hendrix Genetics
(upon invitation only)

Side event by NABC and DAPP

(upon invitation only)

 

1 October 2019, Kigali Convention Centre, Room AD10

Build Your Poultry Enterprise: Establishing and Operating Modern Poultry Business in Africa

by the Netherlands African Business Council (NABC) and the Dutch Africa Poultry Platform (DAPP)

09:00 – 12:35

09:00 – 09:45

Workshop 1: Building flock for optimised production

Hendrix Genetics and Verbeek Hatchery

09:55 – 10:40

Workshop 2: Enhancing animal health and production through monitoring and surveillance tools

The Animal Health Service

10:40 – 10:55

Coffee break

10:55 – 11:40

Workshop 3: Enhancing on-farm production efficiency

3a). Designing efficient and effective production processes

I Grow Chicken

3b). Managing light and feed for optimised egg production

Aeres University of Applied Science

11:50 – 12:35

Workshop 4: Processing, Branding and Marketing Poultry Products

4a). Grading, Branding and Marketing your eggs

MOBA Group

4b). Live bird to packaged-and-labelled consumer product: Designing and operating bird processing plant

Marel Poultry

Information session by Global Business Network Programme (GBN)

(closed activity)

 

1 October 2019, Kigali Convention Centre, Room AD11

Cooperation opportunities with German Development Cooperation (DC) for companies from the European Union

by Global Business Network Programme (GBN)

16:00 – 18:00

Presented by Linda Schraml, coordinator of the Business & Cooperation Desk in Ethiopia and Michael Kleinbub, coordinator of the Business & Cooperation Desk in Rwanda.

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