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ECRDA Commodity Dialogue – Potatoes – 8 November 2023

Nov 7, 2023

We are thrilled to invite you to the Eastern Cape Rural Development Agency’s (ECRDA) Commodity Dialogues on Potatoes, which will take place on November 8, 2023.

The ECRDA Commodity Dialogues serve as a platform for industry professionals, experts, and enthusiasts to come together and engage in meaningful discussions about the challenges, opportunities, and innovations in the world of potatoes. This event promises to be a valuable gathering, offering insights, networking opportunities, and the chance to connect with like-minded individuals passionate about the potato industry.

Keynote Address by:

  • Mr Vuyani Kama – Farmer Ugie
  • Mr Thulani Magida – JUTA AgriTech
  • Ms Rendani Murovhi – Potatoes SA
  • Mr Thando Mpulu – EL Fresh Produce Market
  • Ms Linda Sityoshwana – Wild Coast SEZ

Q&A and Open Forum

Please contact Ms NobaTembu Pako (pakon@ecrda.co.za) or MS Suzette Nienaber (nienabers@ecrda.co.za) for any further information.

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