Nairobi — THE conference on revolutionising finance for agriculture value chains held recently in Nairobi has come to an end. Providing finance in agriculture was described as “putting the flesh on the skeleton.”
Speaking during the closing ceremony, Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU Director, Mr Michael Hailu said the resolutions made by participants is a clear indicator that the conference was a huge success.
“The time for pilot and demonstration farms is over, it is time to replicate the success stories that we heard and scale up,” he said. Mr Hailu said apart from the ideas that had overflooded the conference, had a whopping 731 participants hailing from 81 countries, over 50 news articles, 52 blogs covered the event with a readership of over 5,000 people.
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