Session 1
  • How Technology will Enhance and Transform Africa’s Agriculture Sector
  • Indoor and Vertical Farming as Part of a Local, Regional and National Food System
  • Transforming Communities Through Healthy & Sustainable Food Supply Chain
Session 2
  • Project Developers & Growers Spotlights
  • South Africa
  • Europe
  • Ghana & Nigeria
  • MENA
  • East Africa
  • Asia
  • USA
Session 3
  • CEA: Automation, Power Management & CEA Crops Highlights
  • Advances in Solar Desalination for Agri
  • Using Automation & Robotics in the CEA Farm
  • Use and Advancements of LED Lightings
  • Data Analytics & IOT
Session 4
  • INVESTOR PANEL: Streamlining Access to Capital and Partnerships for Growth
Session 5
  • CEA Crops
  • Hydroponic Strawberry Production in CEA
  • Growing Lettuce and Leafy Greens using Hydroponics in CEA
  • Truffle Vertical Farm
Session 6
  • Future Markets: Opportunities Beyond Produce
  • Production of Medicinal Plants in CEA farms
  • Opportunities for Cannabis for Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture
  • DISCUSSION PANEL: Business Models & Partnerships - Matching Indoor Production to Future Market Needs
Session 7
  • Plant Science for CEA
  • Phytomicrobiome - How Do We Optimize Plant Science for Indoor Systems?
  • Increasing Market Value Through state of the art Breeding and Genetics
  • Pollination for Indoor Farms
Farm Visit (Optional)
UAW2019 is your platform to learn and share ideas on how to revolutionize agriculture and bring the industry into the technology-enabled future.

Speakers at the 2018 Summit Include:

Call For Speakers

    We invite abstracts of not more than 300 words with an empirical that will be of interest and relevance to urban agriculture practitioners and policy makers in Africa. Possible themes may include - but are not limited to - the following:
  • Case studies of urban agriculture in Africa and/ or around the world
  • Economic possibilities and challenges of urban agriculture
  • Policy framework and governance practices
  • New technologies and green infrastructure for growing food in cities
  • Perspectives on liveability, liveliness and conviviality of urban food production
  • Peri-urban production and the urban-rural interface
Email with your presentation topic and abstract.
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