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

Published on 14 May 2016, 19:58

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.

· 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.