WELCOME | Remarks from MC
KEYNOTE | Unlocking Africa’s Sustainable Future: The Power of Circular Economy Supply Chains
Join us in exploring how Africa can harness economic, environmental, and social opportunities by embracing circular practices. Discover the potential for local value creation, the crucial role of collaboration and partnerships, and the transformative impact of technology and innovation. We’ll delve into challenges, policy support, and inspiring success stories that illustrate the remarkable potential of regional circular economy supply chains for Africa’s sustainable development.
PANEL DISCUSSION | AfCFTA’s Triumphs – Connecting African Supply Chains
Explore AfCFTA’s groundbreaking accomplishments in uniting diverse African nations and enhancing supply chain connectivity. Join our expert panel to delve into the impact of
Pan-African Payment Settlement Systems (PAPSS), the success of Guided Trade, and the significance of Dispute Settlement mechanisms. Discover how these achievements
are reshaping the future of African trade and fostering economic growth and collaboration.
PANEL DISCUSSION | Fostering Collaboration for Sustainable African Supply Chains
The importance of cross-sector collaboration.
Strategies for creating shared value within supply chains.
Success stories of collaboration leading to sustainability.
BREAKAWAY 1 - UNITYBUY: PROCUREMENT PERSPECTIVES
PRESENTATION | Unlocking Opportunities in African Supply Chains
Exploring diverse sourcing opportunities in African markets.
Strategies for fostering collaboration and inclusivity in procurement.
Enhancing risk management and resilience.
PRESENTATION | Leveraging Technology for Efficient African Supply Chains
Integrating digital tools for real-time tracking and communication.
Success stories of AI and IoT applications in African supply chains.
Digital literacy for stakeholders.
PRESENTATION | Sustainable Sourcing and Ethical Supply Chains
Promoting sustainability and ethical sourcing practices.
Integrating ethical considerations into African supply chains.
Compliance with certification and standards.
Joyce John (FCIPS), CCBA Group Procurement – Process Optimisation Manager, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), Botswana
PRESENTATION | Risk Management and Adaptability in African Supply Chains
Strategies to address geopolitical and environmental risks.
Preparing for unforeseen disruptions through scenario planning.
Collaborative risk-sharing among supply chain stakeholders.
BREAKAWAY 2 - MADE IN AFRICA: SUPPLY CHAIN INSIGHTS
PRESENTATION | Building Stronger Supplier Networks in Africa
Discover the potential of collaborative supplier partnerships across the continent to boost your business.
Explore sustainable practices in sourcing and production that can enhance your competitiveness.
Gain insights into overcoming regulatory and logistical challenges, ensuring smoother operations and increased profitability.
PRESENTATION | Strengthening Supply Chain Resilience through Local Sourcing
Learn the remarkable benefits of local sourcing and production, and how they can positively impact your business.
Explore effective supply chain diversification and risk reduction strategies to safeguard your operations.
Discover practical solutions for overcoming obstacles when integrating local suppliers, ensuring operational efficiency and cost savings.
PRESENTATION | Supply Chain Visibility and Transparency in African Markets
Recognize the critical role of transparency in building trust and gaining market access.
Dive into state-of-the-art technologies for supply chain visibility to streamline operations.
Master data sharing and compliance with stakeholders, enhancing relationships and trust with business partners while expanding market access opportunities.
PRESENTATION | Unveiling Investment Opportunities in Africa
Gain insights into lucrative investment opportunities across diverse African markets.
Learn how to leverage financial expertise and resources to expand your business.
Discover strategies for accessing financial solutions and support to drive your growth in the African procurement and supply chain landscape.
BREAKAWAY 3 - FRANCOPHONE SESSIONS CHAIR: Henry Kepeden
PRÉSENTATION | Vers un Ensemble Commun de l’unité dans la Diversité Pour la Connection des Chaînes d’approvisionnemet Africaines Mondiales
PRÉSENTATION | La chaîne de valeur en Afrique Centrale
Enjeux et Perspectives
CLOSING KEYNOTE | Unity in Diversity – A Vision for Future African Supply Chains
Join us for an exploration of the future of African supply chains as we look at the transformative power of collaborative networks, innovative technologies, and cultural synergies in shaping a vibrant, efficient, and inclusive supply chain ecosystem across the African continent. Embark on this visionary finale that celebrates the amalgamation of diverse strengths and envisions a unified, resilient, and prosperous tomorrow.