Africa Business Forum 2018

04.09.2018 from 09:00 to 14:30

Annual conference

The Danish Agriculture & Food Council and the African Embassies are pleased to invite you to our annual Africa Business Forum on the 4th of September 2018 from 9.00 – 14.30.

Africa Business Forum 2018 will provide knowhow from leading Danish companies on how their business activities are handled in Africa and how Danish business solutions are contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The event is an occasion for informal networking with representatives from the African Embassies, special invited African guests and Danish businesses engaged in Africa.

Programme (tbc):



9.00 – 9.30

Registration & networking

9.30 – 10.15

Business perspectives on Africa
Danish Agriculture & Food Council on "Strengthened cooperation within agriculture and food"
Dean of the Africa Group on "Enhanced agricultural practices and agribusiness for transformation of African Economies"
The Investment Fund for Developing Countries on "Public private funding of development in Africa"

10.15 – 10.45

Coffee break & networking

10.45 – 12.30

Danish business solutions for Africa including Q&A
Novozymes A/S on "Possibilities in biological solutions"
Cimbria A/S on "Expanding agri-business activities in Africa"
Niras A/S on "Supporting the food & beverage industry achieving the UN SDG’s in Africa"
Maersk Line on "Becoming the global integrator of container logistics in Africa"

12.30 – 14.30

Lunch & networking
- and the possibility of meeting African embassies


Please register Eva Friis Mortensen, no later than the 27th of August 2018.

If you have further questions about the event, do not hesitate to contact Jeppe Søndergaard Pedersen,, tel. 3339 4244 or Susanne Zwergius Teilmann,, tel. 3339 4035.

Participation is free for members of the Danish Agriculture & Food Council. The price for non-members is 595 DKK. Please note that due to limited number of seats for the event, we reserve the right to prioritize members of the Danish Agriculture & Food Council in the case that the maximum number of participants is exceeded. 


Contact information

Susanne Zwergius Teilmann
+45 33 39 40 35

Jeppe Søndergaard Pedersen
+45 33 39 42 44



04.09.2018 from 09:00 to 14:30