With a rising population and a high demand on food production, South Africa is desperate for innovative solutions to feed the nation. To make matters worse, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the reset button on the global economy.
Mzansi agri-businesses are still coming to terms with a five-week lockdown to help prevent transmission of the new coronavirus. Extensive job losses and financial concerns have now become the order of the day. What to do? Food For Mzansi and Grobank brings together top speakers to make sense of our new reality – empowering farmers and agripreneurs for South African agriculture beyond COVID-19. Attendees will also receive a summary of all the financial support currently on the table to assist the agricultural sector in surviving the pandemic.
When: Thursday, 16 April 2020
Time: 08:45 to 13:00
Entry: Free for all farmers and agripreneurs