Exhibition opening Tour

10:00 - 11:30

ECARD and maximizing Value chain and modernizing agricultural sector to support local farmers

  • Akmal El Hak 

11:30 - 12:00

Chief Executive Officer of the Egyptian Company for Agricultural & Rural Development S.A.E, An Agriculture Bank of Egypt Company

Agriculture water efficiency and management, and modern irrigation systems

Market-Based Development Approach to Introduce Irrigation Water Efficiency Technologies

  • Dr. Youssef Brouziyne 

12:00 - 12:30 

International Water Management Institute’s (IWMI) Regional Representative – Middle East and North Africa, and CGIAR Water System Lead in MENA

How technology is impacting water & energy saving, effective monitoring and use of technology to create robust reliable crops for high heat environments

  • Dr. Ryan Lefers

12:30 - 1:00 

CEO and Co-Founder of Red Sea

The shift from flood irrigation to modern irrigation and its role in achieving food security

  • Dr.Hassan Shams

1:00 - 1:30 

Research Department Head at the Land, Water and Environment Research Institute and the Director of the Field Irrigation Development Projects Unit at the Ministry of Agriculture

Carbon Footprint of Water Use in Agriculture: Strategies for Emissions Reduction and Carbon Credit Generation

  • Mohannad Hesham Abouelrouse

1:30 - 2:00

Co-Founder and CEO of Life From Water

How is the positioning of "Water" changing with climate change - Perspectives of citizens, farmers, institutions, and MENA countries.

  • Sherine El Wattar

2:00 - 2:30

Water management and governance specialist

Al Ahly non-financial services

  • BDS Centers and Non financial services Department

2:30 -  2:45

National Bank of Egypt

NBE's role in developing smart agriculture

  • International Partnerships -SMEs Business Development Department

2:45 -  3:00

National Bank of Egypt

Efficient Water Conservation through Smart Irrigation

  • Dr. Medhat Omar 

3:00 - 3:30 

North Africa Area Manager – Hunter Industries

Selecting the Right Drip Irrigation Pipe

  • Eng. Tarek Essam

3:30 - 4:00 

MENA Region Area Sales Manager – Elysée Irrigation

Agri solutions for climate change challenges


Sustainability through organic farming practices to combat climate change

  • Thoraya Seada & Naglaa Ahmed

4:00 - 4:30

Director of the Carbon Footprint Center, Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development & Project Manager of capacity building unit in rural areas at Heliopolis University 


Climate change and small farmers challenges

  • Marwa Hussein

4:30 - 5:00

Director of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Program at CARE International in Egypt


Agriculture in the national reports of climate change

  • Dr. Samir Tantawi

5:00 - 5:30 

UN Climate Change Advisor UNFCCC, Member of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Director of the Fourth National Reporting Project for Egypt UNDP


End of Day One


  Modern agricultural practices and technology trends

Nutritional Biotechnology to improve Agricultural production

  • Mohamed Elbehary

11:00 - 11:30 

Lecturer at the Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture Al-Azhar University


Satellites and their role in the agricultural sector

  • Dr.Mohamed El Qersh

11:30 - 12:00

Assistant Minister of Agriculture and official spokesperson for the Ministry


How to disrupt the agriculture space through technology?

  • Farah Emara

12:00 - 12:30

Co-Founder of FreshSource

 Developing an Atlas of Chickpea for Breeders

  •  Saifeldeen Mohamed - Dr. Rasha El Reedy

12:30 - 1:00

Research Assistant - Assistant Professor and Head of Bioinformatics Department at the Agriculture Genetic Engineering Research Institute (AGERI)

Smart agriculture and how artificial intelligence reduces waste (water / fertilizers / pesticides) and improves productivity and increases profitability

  • Dr.Ibrahim Torih & Dr. Mohamed Abou Skinna

1:00 - 1:30

Co Founder and CMO at Top Crops & Co Founder and CSO at Top Crops


Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture - Exploring boundless prospects and overcoming challenges

  • Hesham Tantawy & Karim Amer

1:30 - 2:00 

 Plant nutrition consultant and director of technical support and development for Green Investment & Director of Artificial Intelligence Systems at Farm Guru

Break

2:00 - 2:30 

Al Ahly for financing of small and medium Agricultural enterprises

 

  • SMEs Corporate Banking Division

2:30 - 2:45 

National Bank of Egypt

Al Ahly Corporate Retail Products

  • Financial Inclusion Department

2:45 - 3:00 

National Bank of Egypt



  A continuous focus on sustainability: Sustainable practices to
increase food security


Optimal use of renewable energies to achieve Arab food security

  • Dr. Adel Abdelaziz

3:00 - 3:30

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Sudanese-Egyptian Integration Center

 Impacts of traditional practices on food security and the Need for sustainable adaptation strategies

  • Reham Yehia

3:30 - 4:00

 Co-Founder of Baramoda


The Transformation of Horticulture from conventional to sustainable, Stakeholders involved & their duties, the results of collaborations and information sharing among them

  • Saad Harraz

4:00 - 4:30

Founder of Harraz Farm and Garden


Closing the Loop: Tackling Food Waste through Circular Agriculture

  • Randa Habib

4:30 - 5:00

Founder & Principal Consultant- Regulatory Affairs Planning, Insights & Development Consultancy (RAPID)


End of Day Two


Investments and initiatives in the agriculture industry / Trading in the agriculture industry

Egyptian fertilizer exports: opportunities and challenges

  • Mohamed Mageed

11:00 - 11:30

Executive Director of the Export Council for Chemical Industries and Fertilizers

Navigate through long-term export opportunities

  • Tamer Mosalam / Heba El Nasharty

11:00 - 11:30

Chief Executive Officer, and Managing Director for Olayan Saudi Holding F&B investment  / Chief of Strategy and Operation and Acting CEO MIsr Investment and Export Development co. A subsidiary of Egyptian Banks Consortium


Export Gate to international markets  

  • Eng Mostafa Soliman

12:00 - 12:30 

Vice President of Ace Group

Vertical farming: is this the future of agriculture?

Fertilizers Market & Investment in Africa & Middle East

  • Mostafa Nabil

12:30 - 1:00 

Managing Partner of SME Consulting


Hydroponics and vertical farming

  • Abdelhamid El Deeb

1:00 - 1:30 

EPC Manager at Plugn Grow