Washington, D.C., 25 June 2018 - Kavaneet Dhami of KDHI Agriculture spoke on the Agribusiness panel of the 2018 Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS), which took place at the World Trade Center in Washington, D.C. The summit had over 2,000 people in attendance from over 70 countries and allowed for a deal-making platform for foreign companies looking to penetrate the African market.
At the summit, KDHI Agriculture met with potential customers of its products in Ghana (cashew nuts, coconut shell charcoal, moringa powder/seeds) from the United States, the Middle East, Europe and Asia. After the summit, KDHI Agriculture met with selected parties and signed MOUs to advance trade transactions: 1) Moringa into the United States to a top cosmetics distributor and 2) Cashew Nuts to the United States to a top processor. In addition to the above, Kavaneet Dhami also engaged with potential investors, equipment providers, and strategic partners to scale KDHI Agriculture’s operations in Africa. Some key institutions include US Exim Bank, IFC, and USAID, US Department of Commerce, US Department of Trade, and several others.
Africa Trade & Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) is a prestigious biennial business conference and exhibition designed specifically: (1) to promote and facilitate international trade between Americas, Asia, Caribbean, EU, UAE, with Africa, (2) to facilitate foreign direct investment in Africa and, (3) to provide a platform for businesses to expand into new markets. The ATIGS 2018 edition will gather 2000-plus key economic players from more than 70 countries including government delegations, high-profile African leaders, project developers and international investors.
KDHI is a leading Agribusiness development firm that trains farmers, merges foreign and local capital, and secures off-take agreements to drive agriculture production in Sub-Saharan Africa and exponentially increase yields through data-driven processes. We work with our investors and strategic partners to bring world-renowned expertise to the countries in which we operate in order to catalyze greater food security for families, better health and nutrition, increased income, greater access to basic social services and increased productivity, as well as generating taxes of all kinds beneficial to the state (export revenue, agricultural equipment, etc.).