On June 20, 2019 Mr. Nuradin Osman, AGCO Vice President and General Manager for Africa will be speaking at the Agribusiness 2.0 plenary session of the U.S.-Africa Business Summit “Advancing a Resilient and Sustainable U.S.-Africa Partnership” in Maputo, Mozambique.
Hosted by The Corporate Council on Africa and the Government of Mozambique, the Summit will bring together more than 1,000 U.S. and African private sector executives, international investors, senior government officials and multilateral stakeholders. Over ten African heads of state and governments are among the confirmed participants.
The Agribusiness 2.0 panel discussion will focus on the impact of data, technology and strategic policies of both private companies and governments in order to develop a sustainable agriculture ecosystem that meets the challenges of 21st century Africa.
As one of the Summit Sponsor, AGCO (NYSE:AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions and delivers high-tech solutions for farmers feeding the world through its full line of equipment and related services.
AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra®, supported by Fuse® smart farming solutions. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA, AGCO had net sales of $9.4 billion in 2018.
“I’m looking forward to sharing with my counterparts our Africa strategy which is to empower the continent’s farmers by integrating mechanization and technology with agronomy to boost crop production and processing. The future of farming is in Africa,” says Osman.
The Corporate Council on Africa is the leading U.S. business association focused solely on connecting business interests in Africa. Established in 1993 to promote business and investment between the United States and the nations of Africa, CCA serves as a neutral, trusted intermediary connecting its member firms with the essential government and business leaders they need to do business and succeed in Africa.
The 12th U.S.-Africa Summit will take place June 18 - 21, 2019