The Event

Meet the Farmers Conference 2019 will be bigger and better. Themed, ‘Creating a Sustainable Future’, we aim to create a thriving ground for agro-business deals between the Africa and the UAE. We will hold media launches in 15 African countries – ten in Africa and five in the GCC.

For Africa, the media launch will hold in Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, Ghana, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Congo, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Ethiopia and Uganda. Our GCC media launch will hold in Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and the UAE.

The main event will be a 2-Day affair, spanning the 27th and 28th of November at the Address Dubai Marina in the UAE. Why Dubai you may ask: Dubai is one of the world’s foremost tourist centres and with its free zones and business friendly regulations, it is the perfect ground for the partnerships that will be made during Meet the Farmers Conference 2019.


We have a mission to do our part in creating a sustainable future that will promote economic profitability, inter-country trade relationships and a safe environment the next generation will be proud to live. Our goal is to help participants establish key partnerships, meet with potential buyers and stakeholders with interest in agro products made in Africa.

Who will be there?

Meet the Farmers Conference will bring together people that hold key and important positions in virtually all areas in the Agriculture Value Chain. In attendance will be agro producers, distributors, buyers, investors and even innovators as well.


The event will be held in Dubai, a city that ranks as the most secure investment and business destination in the Middle East & Africa.

  • Tap into various business opportunities that abound before, during and after the conference
  • Push your brand to clients as an authority within your sector in the Agri-Business Value Chain
  • Gives you direct access to Investors and potential business partners and
  • Presents you the opportunity to position your brand on a global platform to a wider audience.
  • Participate in insightful conversations to drive your business and stay ahead of the curve
  • Learn what is working (and what isn’t)
  • Develop and strengthen your brand in the industry and
  • Network and build strategic business partnerships on a global scale

Business Matchmaking

Meet the Farmers Conference aims to connect buyers, importers and consumers of agro-commodity products directly with the producers – the farmers. With dedicated meeting rooms and collaboration spaces – the event has been set up to facilitate profitable trade and investment.


At this event, there will be large scale producers of various agro-commodities from Africa. Exhibitors will be organized by their country of origin and will display their produce. Exhibits will range from pulses, various nuts, coffee, tea, grains and lots more


Technical experts in the industry from different sectors will share information through keynote speeches, knowledge sessions, panel discussions and Q&A sessions. They will be addressing a number of issues around the issues of trade and investment in Agriculture.

Post Event - Business Support and other Services

Meet the Farmers Conference has been put together to also offer services that will help participants leverage on the discussions and the contacts made during the event. We also engage in post-event business services and will help provide information concerning access to market.


28th Floor, Office 2802, Tower AA1, Mazaya Business Avenue, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai, UAE.
+971 4 875 8608


Nov 27th, 2019 - Nov 28th, 2019
8:00 am - 6:00pm


The Address Hotel
Dubai Marina, Dubai,UAE