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Danish Pork & Poultry Business Delegation to South Africa, 28 February-3 March 2022

The Embassy of Denmark in Pretoria and the Danish Agriculture & Food Council (DAFC) invite you to participate in an export promotion to South Africa focusing on the Pork and Poultry value chain

NOTE: COVID-19: If the situation requires, we will cancel the delegation. Until 28 January 2022 you will not be billed if we are forced to cancel. After this date we cannot guarantee refunds.

SOUTH AFRICA – YOUR BUSINESS AT A FRONTIER MARKET
The delegation is set up to maximize your business possibilities in South Africa.

WHY SOUTH AFRICA

  • South Africa is the second biggest economy on the African continent and is often referred to as the gateway to during business in Africa
  • The country can pride itself of a well-functioning and developed infrastructure and is a major economic player in the region
  • The country relies heavily on the agricultural sector, and with a growing population, the country faces challenges in production - Problems ideally suited for Danish solutions

WHO SHOULD JOIN?
Companies engaged in Pork and Poultry production, eg the whole value chain:

  • Pork and Poultry 
  • Livestock, breeding and genetics 
  • Agro-industry, feed, stables, ventilation
  • Food processing technology & bio security
  • Cooling, storage, quality control & ingredients
  • Farm technologies, Agro-services, machinery, irrigation equipment, and post-harvest handling
  • Circular & sustainable tech

YOUR BENEFITS

  • Meet key local business partners and potential customers at a high level
  • Exposure to a long list of South African buyers 
  • You gain access to influential producer associations in South Africa, and thus many potential customers and you gain access to the major players in the pork and poultry sector through B2B meetings with the right people including site visits
  • Gain market knowledge and expand your network

PROGRAMME 28 February – 3 March 2022 – all days in Pretoria area

Day 1: Monday 28 February 

  • Arrival Johannesburg
  • Early dinner and networking

Day 2: Tuesday 1 March – Focus on Poultry

  • Welcome by the Ambassador
  • Presentation of South Africa’s Poultry sector
  • Introduction to the days program by L&F and TC Pretoria and presentation of the companies
  • Breakaway sessions for individual B2B meetings with selected local producers (rotating schedule)
  • Lunch and networking at residence
  • Site visit of commercial poultry farm (only for Danish companies) – e.g. Biochix, Heidelberg
  • Dinner at Pretoria Country Club

Day 3: Wednesday 2 march – Focus on Pork

  • Welcome by the Ambassador
  • Presentation of South Africa’s Pork sector
  • Introduction to the days program by L&F and TC Pretoria and presentation of the companies
  • Breakaway sessions for individual B2B meetings with selected local producers (rotating schedule)
  • Lunch and networking at residence
  • Site visit to commercial pig farm (Danish companies only) – e.g. Dalein Group 
  • Dinner at the residence

Day 4: Thursday 3 March

  • Meeting with industry organization CEO’s – South African Poultry Association (SAPA), South African Pork Producers Organization (SAPPO) – discussion on learnings from meetings with producers
  • Lunch at Embassy
  • Meeting with Financing partners (EKF, EIB etc.)
  • Workshop on building an alliance in South Africa
  • Wrap-up and next steps

PRICE
The total price for participation in the business delegation to South Africa is 6,600 DKK excl. flight, hotel and VAT per company for 1 representative and 3 guests at each of the 2 receptions.
Extra representative 1,500 DKK per person.

NOTE: On the registration form you can if relevant add the contact information of the local participating person/company. Invoice will always be issued in DKK to the Danish company address.
We reserve the right to offer you participation at a different price should any of the above criteria’s change. Should this result in a higher price than quoted, you have the right to cancel your participation. Other expenses not mentioned above are at own expense including visa, flights, dine & drink and hotel.

NOTE: The price is based on 5 participating companies and an expected 75% subsidy from the Trade Council of Denmark.

HOTEL AND TRAVEL INFORMATION
Flights and hotel are not included in the price. Upon registration, you will receive a travel suggestion.

REGISTATION
Please register here, no later than Friday 10 December 2021.
Registration is made in accordance with DAFC’s terms of participation.

THE ORGANIZERS
Danish Agriculture & Food Council, Jeppe Søndergaard Pedersen, Chief Advisor, e-mail: jspe@lf.dk, tel: +45 23317450
Danish Embassy Pretoria, Jacobus Dreyer Senekal, Trade Officer, Sector Specialist, Agriculture, e-mail: jacsen@um.dk, tel; +27 82 550 8547
Freya Petersen, Regional Head of Trade, Sub-Saharan Africa, e-mail: frepet@um.dk, tel; +27 60 625 0053


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Jeppe Søndergaard Pedersen