Leadership Conference

Profitable poultry production in Africa


1 October 2019, Kigali Convention Centre, Room AD12

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and morning coffee

Session 1: General overview 

by VIV worldwide

Chair person: tba

09:00 – 09:05


09:05 – 09:35

Investing in African poultry: why, how and where?

Nan-Dirk Mulder, Senior Global Animal Protein Analyst, Rabobank (NL)

09:35 – 10:15

National egg consumption campaign in Ghana


10:15 – 10:45

Coffee break

Session 2: Reaching (out to) the end-customer

By VIV worldwide

Chair person: tba

10:45 – 11:15

Farm to Fork

Speaker to be announced

11:15 – 11:45

The role of social media in marketing

Olga Ishimwe, Creative Director, IGIHE.COM (RW)

11:45 – 13:30


Session 3: Financing Africa’s Poultry Sector, Realizing Africa’s Protein Potential 

By the Netherlands-African Business Council

Chair person: tba

13:30 – 14:30

Poultry products a sustainable source of protein?

Speaker to be announced

Structural challenges driving investment deficiency in the sector: Chicken or Egg Situation

Speaker to be announced

Improving access to investments in Africa’s poultry sector

Speaker to be announced

14:30- 15:00

Coffee break

Session 4: Practical insights into poultry nutrition 

By WATT Global Media

Chair person: Mark Clements, Editor, Poultry International

15:00 – 16:00

Using amino acids to reduce cost and improve diets

Douglas Malala, Business Manager Animal Nutrition, Evonik East Africa Limited

A new approach to better gut health

John Owaga, Technical Services Manager Animal Nutrition, Evonik East Africa Limited

16:00 – 17:00

Closing drinks

Side event by NABC and DAPP

(upon invitation only)


Location to be confirmed

Build Your Poultry Enterprise: Establishing and Operating Modern Poultry Business in Africa

by the Netherlands African Business Council (NABC) and the Dutch Africa Poultry Platform (DAPP)

09:00 – 12:30

NABC facilitates a series of 4 workshops co-organized by DAPP members and their African counterparts. The workshops focus on presenting innovative solutions developed by DAPP companies for the African poultry context. Themes covered per Workshop are:

1. Flock management (genetics, breeding and hatching management)

2. Flock healthy and nutrition (biosecurity, health care, feeding- and nutrition)

3. Efficient production (farm/feed equipment, sharing data)

4. Value addition for market (processing, marketing and branding)

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