2nd Global Agri-Business Incubation Conference (NIABI 2012)

Venue: IARI Auditorium

Location: New Delhi, New Delhi, India

Event Date/Time: Feb 06, 2012 End Date/Time: Feb 08, 2012
Registration Date: Feb 06, 2012
Early Registration Date: Jan 20, 2012
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Description

NIABI 2012 aims to promote the concept of ‘agricultural development through agribusiness’. Organised by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), NIABI 2012 looks at how entrepreneurship can be the focal point in developing strategies to address the many challenges faced by agricultural sector, which ranges from climate change and depleting natural resources to low returns and migration of rural youth from agriculture to other sectors. The second edition of the global conference, NIABI 2012 is a step towards understanding the finer details of agribusiness and business incubation.

Join us at NIABI 2012, as we explore the intricacies of incubating agri start-ups, nurturing innovations and promoting agro-technologies while on the other hand, discuss about the enabling conditions required for boosting the agribusiness sector and thereby the agricultural sector across the world.

Who should participate?
•Farmers
•Agripreneurs and startups
•Agricultural research institutions
•Agribusiness incubators
•Agri-companies
•Funding agencies and venture capitalists
•Trade chambers and Entrepreneurship development organizations
•Government and allied agencies

Highlights & Opportunities at NIABI 2012
•Theme based discussion forums on innovations, capacity building, marketing, technology transfer etc for entrepreneurs, research institutes and agri industries.
•An Investor-Startup forum featuring angel investors, venture capitalists and other funding agencies for agribusiness startups looking for financial assistance and guidance.
•An agri-technology exhibition for highlighting various technologies and innovations that have been found to have market readiness and potential.
•Focused discussions in Forum to help connect trade chambers, policy makers with research institutes and agripreneurs in identifying new horizons for agribusiness; and promoting agribusiness and agribusiness incubators in the agricultural policy of the country.
•Vendor Meet to provide for conducting B2B, B2C meetings on the sidelines of the conference. This will give an opportunity for agri startups to get some serious business deals!
•NIABI 2012 Awards for the Best Agribusiness Incubator, Best Agribusiness Incubator Manager and Best Incubatee will be awarded during the conference.

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India will be the Chief Guest for the Opening Session of NIABI 2012. Close to 200 delegates comprising of entrepreneurs, research institutions, funding agencies, policy makers from India and abroad will be participating in the event thus offering a great opportunity for networking and building brand and business.

To know more about the conference and progam schedule, visit www.niabi.in

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Pusa Campus
New Delhi
New Delhi
India
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