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The 6th Annual African Agri Investment Indaba

Nov 27, 2023

The 6th Annual African Agri Investment Indaba, held in Cape Town from November 20 to 22, 2023, has firmly established itself as the premier investment summit in the field of food and agriculture throughout the African continent. This globally significant meeting place for agri-food investment in Africa attracted participants from every facet of the value chain and successfully convened more than 900 key stakeholders.

Against the backdrop of this monumental gathering, discussions went deep into the dynamic trends poised to shape food and agribusiness economics across Africa in the coming decade. The forum emerged as a unique crucible for the exchange of insights, collaborative initiatives, and exploration of opportunities, holding the potential to shape the future of the agri-food sector on the continent. Steering the discourse toward sustainable agriculture and innovative investment strategies, the 6th Annual African Agri Investment Indaba played a pivotal role in making a lasting impact on the landscape of food and agriculture, acting as both a testament to the significance of collaboration and a catalyst for transformative developments in the pursuit of a resilient and growth across the entire agri-food value chain.


About Us

Vision and mission of the ECRDA

Guiding Principles

The values that underpin the
vision and mission of ECRDA


ECRDA’s policy and legislative mandates

Organisational Structure

The leadership structure of

Board of Directors

Board charged with guiding the ECRDA’s overall plans


The leadership team that ensure execution of the boards plans


Farmers are supported so that they can effectively compete in the global market place.

Cannabis and Hemp

Promoting the growth and development of the cannabis and hemp industry.

Forestry Development

A strong community focus.

Marine Tilapia Industry

Development of a thriving marine tilapia industry.

Wool and Mohair

Developing competitiveness of small-scale farmers.

Rural Finance

Finance that stimulates vibrant rural economic activity.