Agribusiness Investments One Year into the Pandemic: Where Are We Now?
Building on the success of CASA’s “Rethinking Agribusiness Investments Through the Pandemic” webinar series, which took place in April and May 2020, the programme is organising a webinar to discuss the reality on the ground after a year of COVID-19. The panel will draw on examples from Africa to unpack the impact of the pandemic on investment in and performance of agricultural value chains in Africa; and discuss the next challenges on the horizon.
After the presentations there will be around 20 minutes of questions and answers.
CDC Group Plc
Sami Khan, CDC Group Plc, will discuss how the pandemic has impacted on DFI investment and the performance of agricultural value chains in Africa. He will also explore the challenges on the horizon, and how investors could respond.
Dr Martin Fregene
African Development Bank
Dr Martin Fregene, African Development Bank, will explore lesson on how the pandemic has impacted on agricultural value chains in Africa and the most appropriate responses investors can make.
Uganda Investment Authority
Sheila K Mugyenzi, Uganda Investment Authority, will evaluate how the pandemic has impacted the performance of, and investment in, the agricultural sector in Uganda. She will suggest how investors could consider moving forward with their agricultural investments in Uganda.