Hybrid matchmaking: mango, cassava and ICT suppliers meet buyers
On September 20 and 21, 2022, West Africa Connect brings industry representatives from the mango, cassava, and ICT service sectors together in a hybrid format from Accra, Ghana.
Five questions for Hans Peter Werder
Hans Peter Werder, the owner of HPW, is a responsible producer of different fruits products, including dried mangoes, pineapples, coconuts, and bananas, for bulk, private labels and under their own Tropicks brand. We had the chance to speak to him ahead of his talk on West Africa Connect.
Get to know Aleksandar Jovanovic
If there’s anyone who can tell you about opportunities and challenges in exporting West African dried mango products, it’s Aleksandar Jovanovic. He is an international export marketing consultant for Autentika Global, specialising in, among other things, dried mangoes, and he will be a speaker at West Africa Connect. Get to know more about him in this interview!
Thierry Paqui: “You need to be at the top of your game, there is no market for average mangoes”
With more than 20 years’ experience in agriculture and rural development, Thierry Paqui is tried and tested for sure. Let’s get to know him in this interview.
West Africa Connect 2022: who will be there and why should you, too?
West Africa Connect gives attendees the unique opportunity to find business partners for mangoes, cassava, and ICT services. But who will actually attend this great event?
Find out how our matchmaking tool works
So, how does matchmaking actually work? And what can you expect from it? Read all about it in this article.
West African cuisine: a big food trend
The West-African cuisine, including cassava, could be the next big food trend, according to Mintel analysts. While relatively unexplored in Europe, West African cuisine offers many innovation opportunities. Below you can find republished content from the Mintel blog.
West Africa Connect boosts region’s trade of mango, cassava, and ICT services
After a successful edition in 2021, West Africa Connect is back with a new event on September 20 and 21, 2022. This time, the focus is placed on promoting mangoes, cassava, and ICT services from West African suppliers to agribusiness buyers from West Africa, Africa, and other continents.
7 social media tips for agricultural businesses
Social media is everywhere. We all know the examples of big brands and famous people with massive follower bases. As a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) it can be daunting to start out on social media and have zero followers.
The potential of West African mango and cassava production
The West African climate offers a perfect environment to grow mangoes and cassava, of which the demand is growing, providing opportunities for importers in Europe, the United States, and the rest of the African continent.
First successful event for West Africa Connect
It’s a wrap for the very first edition of West Africa Connect! On November 16 and 17, 441 registered participants from 31 countries around the world engaged in lively online exchanges.
West Africa Connect: a multi-stakeholder initiative
A show like West Africa Connect can’t happen if it’s not backed by strong partners. In the case of West Africa Connect, we would like to introduce a few partners and donors.