The conference in photos

DAY ONE : Monday, December 5th 2016

AEC 2016: Opening ceremony, 05 December 2016

Official Opening Ceremony

AEC 2016 : Round-Table : The way forward to transforming Africa’s agriculture, 05 December 2016

Round-Table: The way forward to transforming Africa’s agriculture

AEC 2016 : Plenary Session 2: Building a Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Africa (AfDB), 05 December 2016

Plenary Session 2: Building a Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Africa

AEC 2016 : High Level Plenary Session 1: Reflections and Perspectives on achieving an inclusive agro-allied industrialization in Africa, 05 December 2016

High Level Plenary Session 1

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 1.1: Farm production, 05 December 2016

Session 1.1: Farm production

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 1.2: Agricultural sustainability, 05 December 2016

Session 1.2: Agricultural sustainability

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 1.3: Land, 05 December 2016

Session 1.3: Land

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 1.4: Innovation, 05 December 2016

Session 1.4: Innovation

AEC 2016 : Special Event A: Launch for the Africa Human Development Report 2016: Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa (UNDP), 05 December 2016

Special Event A: Launch for the Africa Human Development Report 2016


DAY TWO: Tuesday, December 6th 2016

AEC 2016 : Plenary session 3: Fostering Agro-Allied Industrialization through Regional Value Chains (UNECA), 06 december 2016

Plenary session 3: Fostering Agro-Allied Industrialization through Regional Value Chains

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 2.1: Gender and youth, 06 december 2016

Session 2.1: Gender and youth

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 2.2: Price effects, 06 december 2016

Session 2.2: Price effects

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 2.3: Food security, 06 december 2016

Session 2.3: Food security

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 2.4: Agriculture and industrialization, 06 december 2016

Session 2.4: Agriculture and industrialization

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 3.1: Climate change, 06 december 2016

Session 3.1: Climate change

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 3.2: Climate change and environment, 06 december 2016

Session 3.2: Climate change and environment

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 3.3: Agricultural trade, 06 december 2016

Session 3.3: Agricultural trade

AEC 2016 : Concurrent Session 3.4: Agricultural value chain, 06 december 2016

Session 3.4: Agricultural value chain

AEC 2016 : Special Event C: Complex of the Chief Economist and Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management / Department of Agriculture and Agro-Industry, 06 december 2016

Special Event C: Complex of the Chief Economist and Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management / Department of Agriculture and Agro-Industry

AEC 2016 : Special Event D: Youth Agri-preneurship’s Aspirations and Challenges, 06 december 2016

Special Event D: Youth Agri-preneurship’s Aspirations and Challenges


DAY THREE: Wednesday, December 7th 2016

AEC 2016: Plenary session 4: Reducing inequality through inclusive agro-allied industrialization (UNDP), 07 December 2016

Plenary session 4: Reducing inequality through inclusive agro-allied industrialization

AEC 2016 : Plenary session 5: Lessons on Agro-Allied Industrialization from Country Experiences (AfDB), 07 Decembre 2016

Plenary session 5: Lessons on Agro-Allied Industrialization from Country Experiences

AEC 2016 : Closing Ceremony / Cérémonie de clôture, 07 December 2016

Closing Ceremony


“What Africa does with agriculture is not only important for Africa: it will shape the future of food in the world.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

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