Agrihouse Foundation, in collaboration with the Northern Regional Coordinating Council (NRCC), have slated Tuesday, October 24 to Thursday, October 26 2023 , as dates for the 13th Annual Pre-harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference.

Themed “Connecting the Unconnected: The Farmer, The Input Dealer, The Processor,” this year’s 13TH Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference. event will be held at the AGRIHOUSE AGRI-VILLAGE TRAINING AND DEMONSTRATION CENTRE, situated in Bamvim, Tamale, in the Northern Region.

The three-day event encompasses a series of engaging elements, including insightful conference sessions, impactful presentations, exhibitions, field demonstrations and a bust marketplace that fosters crucial business-to-business interactions. Serving as a dynamic platform, with the aim of facilitating contract negotiations, market linkage and elevating the capacity of farmers, smallholder farmers, Farmer-Based Organizations (FBOs), Aggregators, Processors, input dealers and other key stakeholders in the agricultural value chain.

Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa, Executive Director of Agrihouse Foundation, expressed her anticipation for 13th annual pre-harvest agribusiness exhibition and conference, affirming, “We are truly excited to gather diverse stakeholders from the agricultural sector for this year’s Pre-Harvest Exhibition and Conference.

“Over the past 13 years, the Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness Exhibition and Conference has been a pioneer in establishing vital market linkages for farmers, processors, and input dealers, thereby revolutionizing the entire agricultural value chain. Our legacy of excellence continues as we embark on the 13th edition. This landmark event will uphold our tradition of fostering market connections, delivering comprehensive training, and facilitating exhibitions that bridge the gap for those who remain disconnected. “She added

Participants will also have the unique opportunity to engage in immersive and practical sessions designed to provide profound insights into best practices and capitalize on the myriad of opportunities within the agriculture sector. Alberta Nana Akyaa Akosa further added, “These sessions encompass commodity-specific discussions, intensive training programs, fruitful farmer-buyer matchmaking dialogues, enlightening panel education sessions, enlightening field demonstrations, inspiring keynotes, and vibrant exhibitions—all contributing to showcasing and promoting businesses while fostering invaluable networking opportunities.”

Noteworthy Activities Scheduled:
Commodity Breakout Session: Aiming to assemble a diverse spectrum of participants including farmer groups, farmer-based organizations, aggregators, buyers, students, smallholders, and commercial farmers, the Commodity Breakout Session aims to provide invaluable insights into excelling within the agricultural value chain.

Farmer-Buyer Matchmaking: This exclusive networking event is tailored to enable farmers to connect with potential wholesale buyers and various agribusinesses along the value chain. During this interactive session, both farmers and buyers have the opportunity to establish connections and finalize deals that can significantly shape their agricultural endeavours.

 Exhibition: Spanning the entirety of the three-day event, an engaging exhibition showcase will unfold, offering a platform for purchasing and selling products at affordable prices. This hub serves as a space to explore the latest innovations, products, and services driving advancements in the agricultural sector, encompassing Crop Varieties, Seeds, Farm Equipment and Machinery, Agrochemicals and Fertilizers, as well as Livestock, among others.

Field Demonstrations: In this phase, farmers and industry participants engage in practical learning, acquiring firsthand experience and adopting best practices in farm management. Hosted at the Agrihouse Foundation Agri-Village, this immersive experience aims to equip attendees with tangible skills to enhance their agricultural practices.

The 13th Annual Pre-Harvest AgribusinessExhibition and Conference promises to be an influential convergence, fostering collaboration and innovation across the agricultural landscape. Join us as we work together to empower agriculture and bridge connections in pursuit of a prosperous future.