Africa 2016 - Press Conference: One million tons of cold storage

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Published on 14 May 2016, 19:58
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Up to 40% of the food grown in Africa is lost and wasted before it reaches the consumer, due in large part to the lack of infrastructure needed to transport and preserve it. A coalition of African and global organizations are launching an initiative to build one million tons of cold storage capacity for key value chains in East Africa.

Speakers:
· Agnes Matilda Kalibata, President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa
(AGRA), Kenya
· Jaidev R. Shroff, Chief Executive Officer, UPL, India.

Moderated by Oliver Cann, Head of Media Content, World Economic Forum.
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