NAMPO CAPE 2023 | All the details on Nampo Cape 13 - 15 September 2023

Day 1 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Trade relations under scrutiny: The economic impact of the Russian war in South Africa

  • Discussion Points: The impact of the Russian war has placed South African trade relations under intense scrutiny, causing disruptions in global supply chains, fluctuations in commodity prices, and diplomatic tensions. Industries reliant on South Africa’s resources have been particularly affected, prompting businesses to reassess their strategies. The conflict’s economic impact, coupled with considerations under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), is reshaping trade alliances and investor confidence, highlighting the intricate link between geopolitical events and international commerce.

  • Anchor: Theo Vorster

Day 1 | 14:00 PM - 15:15 PM

Unlocking potential: Growth in the canola industry of the Cape

  • Discussion Points: The canola industry in the Cape is experiencing a dynamic surge, driven by technological advancements and sustainable practices. This growth not only enhances local economies but also establishes the Cape as a significant contributor to global canola supply chains, meeting rising demands for healthy oils and biofuels. Through collaboration, innovation, and a commitment to responsible agriculture, the Cape’s canola industry is poised to unlock its full potential and shape a prosperous future.

  • Anchor: Theo Vorster

Day 2 | 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

The Cape at the helm: Progress with power generation

  • Discussion Points: The Cape region has taken a leadership role in advancing power generation, exemplifying remarkable progress in sustainable energy initiatives. With a proactive approach to harnessing its natural resources, the Cape has become a driving force in adopting renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and hydroelectric power. This strategic shift towards cleaner energy not only contributes to the region’s selfsufficiency but also sets a noteworthy example for global efforts in combating the energy crisis.

  • Anchor: Anlie Hattingh

Day 2 | 14:00 PM - 15:15 PM

From livestock to benefit: Challenges of the sheep industry’s value chain in the Cape Province

  • Discussion Points: The sheep industry in the Cape Province faces a complex web of challenges across its value chain, requiring innovative solutions for sustainable growth. From breeding and husbandry to processing and distribution, various stages of the value chain grapple with issues such as fluctuating market demands, climate uncertainties, and evolving consumer preferences. Through strategic collaboration, technological integration, and a commitment to quality, stakeholders in the Cape Province’s sheep industry are working to overcome these hurdles, turning challenges into opportunities, and propelling the industry toward greater advantage and prosperity

  • Anchor: Anlie Hattingh