SICA 2020 Activities

19-21 JAN / SAN FRANCISCO, USA / MOSCONE CENTER

Panel 1

« Investing in agricultural transformation in Cote d’Ivoire and Africa»

Panel 1 aims to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the State of Côte d’Ivoire, Africa and the United States of America in the industrial processing of coffee, cocoa and Cashew in Africa. It will be an opportunity to make known the American actors and elsewhere, the opportunities which are offered to them in the processing of coffee, cocoa and cashew nuts in Africa ; It will also be an opportunity to invite American investors to invest in processing coffee, cocoa and cashew nuts in Africa.

Panel 2

« Mastering coffee, cocoa and cashew supply in Côte d'Ivoire and Africa»

Panel 2 aims to present the sources and supply system for coffee, cocoa and cashew, also to discuss international payment techniques and the financing of import / export transactions.It will also be an opportunity to take stock of the national procurement strategy and define new strategic guidelines in Côte d’Ivoire and Africa.This panel will be introduced by a communication from the Minister of Commerce which will be followed by the speech of the other members of the panel.

Panel 3

« What inputs from producer organizations and associations in quality research »

Panel 3 aims to present the existing quality research promotion mechanisms as well as the quality research initiatives carried out.This panel will be introduced by a communication from the Representative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Sustainable Development, which will be followed by the intervention of the other members of the panel.

The panelists will then situate us on:

  • The national policy for the promotion of quality research;
  • The initiatives of producer organizations and associations for the promotion of quality research;
  • Public-private partnership leads to initiate, strengthen, and consolidate to address the issue of promoting quality research;
  • Innovative mechanisms to support the development of quality research;