22nd FOODAGRO AFRICA 2019 was inaugurated at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi by Mr. Roy Otieno, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Government of Kenya. The multi-industry trade event introduced top products, equipment and machinery presented by exhibitors from over 26 countries.
The event hosted representatives from Kenya's key trading partners including the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka H.E. Sunil De Silva, High Commissioner of Nigeria H.E. SheiduOmeizaMomoh, Charge d'Affairesa.i. of Russia H.E. Alexey Balashov, High Commissioner of Sierra Leone H.E. Mr. Peter Joseph Francis, Mr. ThanitNgansampantrit, Minister Counsellor (Commercial), Embassy of Thailand, Mr. Edgar Tomas Q. Auxilian - Minister and Consul General, Embassy of Philippines, Ms. Marisa Kollenberg, Economic and Trade Department, Embassy of Germany, Mr. Enrique Alvarez, Market Analyst, Embassy of Spain, Mr. JacoboDuran, International Trade - Investments Advisor, Embassy of Spain, Mr. Mohammad JavadEmamian, Head of the Economic Section, Embassy of Iran, Mr. Sergei Kalechits, Deputy Chairman, National Bank of the Republic of Belarus and Mr. AlekseiLesnoi, Head of the Department, International Cooperation of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus.
The 22nd edition of the event also attracted a number of the industry's biggest names including experts, stake-holders, directors and other high profile decision makers making it the ideal platform which supports the African growth story. FOODAGRO remains a major hub for business transactions and development in Africa, annually due to its proven track record in the region.