Join the Transformation: IBMA 2024
In 175 non-developed nations, 40% endure <$2/day, their livelihoods tied to agriculture. But the struggle continues. The need for change is undeniable.
The key lies in dedicated business models that unlock the potential of agro-technologies, funds, and resources. That's why we invite you to the groundbreaking 2nd International Conference on Business Models in Agriculture (IBMA) 2024. This event marks a historic leap forward for agriculture in non-developed economies.
At IBMA 2024, you'll join a movement transcending charity and exploitation. Your presence and insights will contribute to fostering effective business models that drive prosperity, addressing pressing issues like investment, agro-industrialization, regenerative agriculture, and women and youth empowerment.
By participating, you plant the seeds of change and sow the future of organized-prosperous communities. Your legacy will be one of transformation from the despair of poverty to the promise of a thriving agricultural sector.
Join us in Kigali, Rwanda, from March 25th to 28th, 2024. Together, we'll shape the future of agriculture, fostering sustainable change and moving from solitary individuals to empowered, prosperous communities.
Your presence matters. Let's sow the seeds of prosperity together.
See you in Kigali,
Dr. Nimrod Israely
About IBMA 2024
Theme: Building Organized Prosperous Communities
In response to non-developed economies' pressing challenges, we proudly introduce the 2nd International Conference on Business Models in Agriculture (IBMA) 2024. This pioneering event is a pivotal platform for open dialogue and exchanging groundbreaking ideas to catalyse rapid and meaningful change in these economies' agriculture sectors.
Guided by the principles of an open lab and disruptive business models, IBMA 2024 is dedicated to fostering the essential transformations these economies' agriculture urgently requires. By bringing together minds from around the world, we aim to create an environment that fuels significant advancements in the agriculture sector, moving us from the isolation of poverty to the cohesion of prosperity.
Organised by the Africa Organization of Technology in Agriculture (AOTA) and the University of Rwanda, IBMA 2024 is supported by the Rwanda Convention Bureau. This prestigious event is scheduled at the esteemed Kigali Convention Centre from March 25th to 28th, 2024.
The conference will unite a diverse assembly of more than 600 participants, including prominent government officials, respected academic experts in business and agriculture, leading Agritech enterprises, innovative researchers, NGOs committed to change in the agriculture sector, dedicated farmers and farmer's leaders, forward-thinking investors, dynamic entrepreneurs, and ambitious startups.
IBMA 2024 offers a unique opportunity to actively contribute to a transformational shift that redirects the trajectory of struggling economies towards organised and prosperous agricultural communities. Through collaboration, innovation, and shared commitment, we aim to rewrite the narrative of poverty into one of empowerment and self-sufficiency in agriculture.
Join us at IBMA 2024 as we collectively usher in a new era of change - from a solitary struggle to organised - prosperous agricultural communities. See you in Kigali.
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A showcase of Disruptive Innovation
The exhibition at IBMA 2024 will display the latest products and services that leading companies and organizations in the agro sector have to offer, highlighting the latest technologies and business models that increase output and steadily improve the livelihood of farmers and the business community.
Kigali Convention Centre
The iconic Kigali Convention Centre (KCC), is the premium events venue in Rwanda since its opening in 2016 and a hugely popular MICE destination in the East African region. The multifaceted design reflects a true Rwandan homestead. The dome shape Auditorium, reproduces a hut in the Kings Palace and boasts a capacity of 2600 guests, whereas, the hotel architectural façade replicates a traditional and colourful weaved basket. Despite this nod to the past the centre also boasts cutting-edge technology, high speed internet, and audio-visual equipment’s expected of a world class facility.
A GAME CHANGING PARTNERSHIP