The first of the three sessions at Agritechnica 2017’s specialist conference for farm equipment manufacturers and exporters will focus on Iran and African nations. Ag Machinery International 2017 – Business Opportunities in Emerging Markets aims to help inform delegates about interesting markets in emerging economies and developing countries, and the program on 14 November is titled Opportunities in new markets – will the prophecies hold true?
The G7 Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture ended on 15 October in Bergamo. The Agriculture Ministers of the seven countries, as well as the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Economy of the African Union, representatives of the European Union and international organizations FAO, OECD, IFAD and the World Food Program attended the event.
Specialty feed additives manufacturer NUTRIAD participated in the first ever Poultry Africa Expo Leadership Conference and Technical Seminars organized for Sub-Saharan Africa’s poultry industry, which took place in Kigali (Rwanda), in October 2017. Focusing on best practice examples, the event welcomed visitors from Eastern and Western Africa.
On June 7th, New Holland Agriculture, a brand of CNH Industrial, announced at a press conference that is opening a new branch to distribute and support its products and services in South Africa and neighbouring markets. By taking over the direct distribution and support of its products, the brand aims to devote a strong focus to its business in this territory, provide customers with the best all-round support and ensure its product offering for the market perfectly matches the specific requirements of local agriculture.
New Holland Agriculture participated in a debate session dedicated to Domestic Resource Mobilisation under the ‘Investing in Prosperity’ theme of the European Development Days 2017 (EDD), Europe’s leading forum on international cooperation and development organised by the European Commission. As a member of the discussion panel, Lars Skjoldager Sørensen, Head of Harvesting Product Line, spoke about the brand’s involvement, together with its parent company CNH Industrial, in an important sustainable project in North Africa.
A new strategic partnership between the EU and Africa was launched on 4 May with agriculture one of the main pillars of the new strategy. The agri-food sector is seen as a key area through which the EU can support rural and urban development in Africa.
ZETOR INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED has become the seventh subsidiary of ZETOR TRACTORS a.s. based and strengthening the position of the ZETOR brand abroad. It focuses on the countries of Asia and Africa. The Company is involved in the sale of ZETOR products offering to customers also a new model range of tractors marked ZETOR GLOBAL RANGE.
Vision of the Future from Massey Ferguson Lusaka, Zambia 8 April 2016: New Ideas, New Techniques, New Thinking
New partnership announced between AGCO and Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)