The Organisation for Technology Advancement of Cold Chain in West Africa (OTACCWA) has held its 2nd West Africa Cold Chain Summit and Exhibition (WACCSE).
The event themed “Unlocking Practical Cold Chain Solutions in Africa” took place between 5th-6th November 2019 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos.
According to the organizers, the Summit addressed the current status of the cold chain industry in West Africa and highlighted the importance of the cold chain as a catalyst for achieving a reduction in post-harvest losses, effective healthcare delivery, and economic growth in West Africa.
Other issues discussed at the event are the benefits of deploying cold chain technologies for achieving national/regional food and nutrition security strategic initiatives.
There was an exhibition by several domestic and international cold chain manufacturers, fresh food producers, processors, technology and machinery suppliers from all over the world.
Also at the event was a panel discussion which involved Felix Ekundayo, CEO, Asiko Power Limited, Anurag Agarwal CEO/Co-founder, New Leaf Dynamic Technology; Tony Tiyou, Founder/CEO/Editor-in-chief, Renewables in Africa Ltd., Dr. Joseph Uwaifo Ajayi, Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Efurun, Warri.
Others are Magnus Oshioriambe Oshiogwe, MD Trinitair Agoraviation Enterprise, Benin City Nigeria, and Alexander Isong as the Moderator.
WACCSE is a growing and successful exhibition in West Africa which brings together under one roof all professionals and stakeholders in the Cold Chain Industry for business networking and face to face sales and marketing with all potential buyers and trade visitors from several countries.