ACAT 2023 Launch
ACAT 2023 Launch
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H.E. Dr. Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan Former President Federal Republic of Nigeria has confirmed attendance as a Keynote Speaker for the 1st African Conference of Agricultural Technology (ACAT) which we will be hosting in Nairobi from October 30 to November 2, 2023.

A trained biologist and a proponent of agricultural technologies, he has firmly stood by his word that Africa needs technologies to improve agricultural productivity. 

Welcome to #ACAT2023.

Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Hon. Franklin Mithika Linturi
Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture

Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture Welcome Message

We welcome you to Nairobi for the African Conference of Agricultural Technology (ACAT), to be held from 30th October – 3rd November 2023 here in Nairobi, Kenya themed Agricultural Resilience through Innovation. We consider it an honour and privilege to have been selected to host this inaugural Conference and look forward to warmly welcoming the delegates from around the world. Come prepared to enjoy a taste of the globally acclaimed Kenyan hospitality!

Executive Director, AATF Welcome Message

On behalf of AATF, I would like to invite you to participate in the 1st African Conference of Agricultural Technology (ACAT) which we will be hosting in Nairobi from October 30 to Novemember 2, 2023. This is AATF’s flagship platform and through it, we are looking to provide an opportunity for stakeholders, who are keen on progressing the continent’s socio-economic development, food and nutrition security through the development and commercialization of innovative agriculture technologies, to convene, deliberate and come up with solutions to the challenges they face.

Dr. Canisius Kanangire
Executive Director, AATF

Prof. Aggrey Ambali
 Board Chair of Trustees, AATF

Board Chair of Trustees Welcome Statement

Agriculture continues to play a pivotal role in meeting the food needs of a growing global African population that is estimated to reach 1.8 billion by 2035.

African countries are making remarkable progress in adoption of improved agricultural technologies that are bolstering the food and nutrition security resolve and overcoming farm productivity constraints with smallholder farmers’ livelihoods being transformed through agricultural innovations.

Register Here For ACAT 2023 Conference Categories

Registration for ACAT 2023 is now open! ACAT will be an in person physical event only.
To participate, you are required to register for the conference and make payment as per the categories outlined below.
Please note early bird registration will end on 15th September 2023 and late registration by 15th October 2023.
Download Registration User Manual Here

Schedule of Activities Conference Program

9:00 - 10:00


Soil Caravan by OCP
Location: Zebra Lawns


Official Opening Session

Transforming Agriculture through Technology
Location: Jambo Plenary Hall



Relief to Resilience by Alliance for Science
Location: Ivory

09:00 - 10:00

Technical Interactive Panel

Session title: Urban Agriculture & Peri-Urban Agriculture
Location: Bougainvillea

9:00 - 10:00

Technical Interactive Panel I

Session title: Food to Market
Location: Bougainvillea

Enriching Your ACAT Experience Conference Logistics

Meeting Venue: The African Conference on Agricultural Technologies (ACAT) will take place at the Safari Park Hotel along Thika Road.

Event programme: You can download the conference programme here

Important to note: On Tuesday, October 31, 2023, the programme begins early. All speakers and attendees are to arrive early at the meeting venue, and take their seats at the Plenary Hall by 8:00 am.

Accommodation: Group reservations have been made at the Safari Park Hotel along Thika Road, for the sponsored speakers and delegates. The hotel will also serve as the meeting venue. During check-in at the Hotel, please identify yourself as an ACAT participant and re–confirm your check–out date with the hotel.

AATF will pay for accommodation (deluxe room, bed & breakfast) for the sponsored participants. Any extras e.g. additional nights, drinks, room service, telephone, laundry, etc., will be charged to the guest directly. Payment for extras can be made by cash or Visa.

Collaborations Our Partners

Hosting Institutions

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Country Partners

ACAT 2023 News & Updates

Fostering biotechnology adoption

The adoption of biotechnology and complementary innovative technologies can catalyse


HE Dr Goodluck Jonathan receiving AATF Flag from Dr Canisius


H.E. Dr. Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan Former President Federal Republic

Revolutionize African Agriculture.
Join Us At ACAT 2023!