EXPO FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
With over 120 exhibiting companies from 30 countries, the third edition of VIV Africa was the biggest yet. The enriched conference program covers several sectors within the poultry production chain. Topics as biosecurity in farming, water management, food security and animal health will get extra attention.
VIV AFRICA 2024
VIV Africa 2024 will continue to focus on Poultry, alongside the introduction of Agriculture and Dairy.By providing high-quality content on these topics via dedicated conferences and seminars, we offer our attendees the tools to address the current challenges and solutions for agricultural and dairy businesses in Africa.
The potential in Africa is very high for agriculture, with 52% of the visitors of Poultry Africa 2022 mentioned in the survey that they are interested in horticulture and 50% is interested in crops.
The agricultural sector accounts for 33% of the national GDP. In general, Rwanda’s GDP has been growing at the rate of 7% since 2014. Tea and coffee are the major exports while plantains, cassava, potatoes, sweet potatoes, maize and beans are the most productive crops. Rwanda exports dry beans, potatoes, maize, rice, cassava flour, maize flour, poultry and live animals within Eastern Africa.
About 61% of Rwandan soil is suitable for agriculture as the soils are fertile.
Agribusinesses and agro-industries have been the drivers of economic growth. In sub-Saharan Africa, they account for 30%-45% of GDP.
Dairy farms have a huge potential to grow on the African continent. There is a lot of focus from African governments on these sectors with the ambition to grow and develop. 48% of the visitors of Poultry Africa 2022 mentioned in the survey that they are also interested in Dairy. Following the last 3 editions it has become clear that Dairy plays an important role of the agriculture sector in Africa, and we look forward to welcoming both new sectors to the event.
Feed ingredients & additives manufacturers / distributors
Animal health manufacturers /distributors / services
Farm owners & farm employees
Animal industry equipment manufacturers / distributors
Marketing & sales managers/representatives
Importers & exporters
Researchers & consultants
Media & associations
Engineers & technicians
Poultry & Eggs
Breeding and hatching
Feed ingredients and additives
Farming and animal housing
Slaughtering and processing