Kenyan Trade Mission On Agriculture To Arrive In Ghana

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Ghana is pleased to inform you about a Trade Mission from Kenya from May 11th – 13th 2015.

The trade mission will be focused on the Agricultural sector and is therefore open to all companies and stakeholders within this sector.

Kenya offers a variety of business opportunities in the agricultural sector as one of the leading economies in Sub-Sahara Africa.

This trade mission is a great opportunity for Ghanaian businesses to experience the Kenyan Agricultural Sector, meet potential business partners, and to expand their network within Africa.

The Trade Mission will comprise of several activities such as ‘Government to Government meetings’, ‘Business to Business meeting’, a business forum, a mini trade exhibition and field visits.

This Trade Mission comes a few months after Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, supervised the signing of key trade agreements and MOUs to strengthen the bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two nations. Agriculture being one of them.

Key Kenyan government bodies and players expected to be part of the mission include: Ministry Of Agriculture, Livestock And Fisheries, Coffee Directorate, Kenya Dairy Board, Tea Directorate, Kenya Bureau of Standards, Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service(KEPHIS),Export Promotion Council, Fibre Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, State Department of Livestock, Horticulture Directorate, Kenyan State Department of Fisheries, Kenya Investment Authority and the Nuts Directorate.

A mini exhibition of selected Kenyan and Ghanaian products will take place from 11th to 12th May, 2015, 9am to 6pm each day.  The public is invited.

Sponsors of this Trade Mission in Ghana are the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development and COCOBOD.

Other sectors to be focused on in future may include: Air services, Trade, Tourism, Energy; Oil and gas, Information and Communications Technology and Education.