UR-CAVM co-organizes the International Business Models in Agriculture 2024

19 Apr 2024

UR delegates the College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (CAVM) to be an active Co-Organizer of the International Business Models in Agriculture (IBMA) 2024. The main organizers were the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, African Organization for Technology in Agriculture (AOTA) and UR. The event took place in Kigali Convention Center in the period of March 25 to 28, 2024.

IBMA 2024 brought together a diverse array of stakeholders from the agriculture sector worldwide with the focus on exploring innovative business models and sustainable practices in agriculture. The conference provided a platform for collaboration, knowledge exchange, and the development of strategies to address the evolving challenges faced by the agricultural industry.
During the IBMA 2024, UR-CAVM academic staff conducted sessions for discussions dedicated to exploring strategies for promoting environmentally responsible agricultural practices on the following themes : Innovative Business Models, Sustainable Agriculture, Digital Transformation as well as Policy and Regulation. UR-CAVM students and staff exhibitors displayed the latest products and services highlighting the latest technologies and business models that increase output and steadily improve the livelihood of farmers. Among the products exhibited there were : Juices, jam, flour and bakery products. CAVM products such as : juices, jam, flour and bakery products were much appreciated by visitors for their innovative characteristics and recommend to make sure that they are soon availed on market.

The International Conference on Business Models in Agriculture 2024 served as a dynamic forum for stakeholders to exchange ideas, showcase innovative solutions, and chart a course towards a more sustainable and inclusive future for agriculture. By fostering collaboration, generating new insights, and catalyzing action, the conference contributed to advancing the global agenda for transformative change in the agricultural sector.
As participants return to their respective roles and organizations, they carry with them a renewed sense of purpose and commitment to driving positive change in agriculture, guided by the principles of innovation, sustainability and inclusivity.


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