All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition | 4TH AAPHCE | 4TH All Africa PostHarvest Congress and Exhibition

AUC Headquarters, Addis Ababa

Friday, September 22, 2023

The 3rd All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition (AAPHCE)

Sponsorship Proposal and packages

Dear Partners

On behalf of the AAPHCE Organizing Committee we would like to invite you to join us a sponsor for the upcoming 3rd AAPHCE. The virtual congress which is scheduled on 13th – 16th September 2021. The event will attract diverse partners, including senior government officials and policy makers, development partners, investors, private sector actors, academic/research institutions, and civil society organizations.

The congress provides a fantastic chance for you to join us in highlighting emerging opportunities in postharvest loss reduction and trends from around the world. It offers an excellent platform to promote your brand among key stakeholders from across the globe. Both the first and the second congress attracted more than 500 participants respectively from across the globe made up of senior government officials, policy makers, development partners, academia and researchers, private sector and civil society organizations. It is expected that the 3rd congress will also attract more than 700 participants from diverse backgrounds.

As we anticipate a successful congress, we would like you to partner with us as a sponsor of the congress. Being a sponsor of such a high-level AU event comes with a lot of benefits including publicity and promotion in our congress documents, website and having key speaking roles during the congress. These promotions will benefit you by increasing your brand awareness amongst a target audience of thousands. It provides dedicated opportunity to meet and make contact with key partners and stakeholders on request.

We greatly appreciate you taking the time to review our sponsorship categories below. As always, our success depends on partnership with organizations like yours.

Should you have any questions, comments, or concerns, we encourage you to reach out to us directly at [email protected].

We look forward to partnering with you to make AAPHCE a success!


The AAPHCE is a biennial event organized by the African Union Commission in collaboration with other partners. This is in response to meeting the African Union Heads of State and Government commitment on ending hunger in Africa by reducing postharvest losses in Africa by 50% by 2025. In the same context at the global level under the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal, SDG 12 on sustainable production and consumption, target 12.3 calls for halving per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels and reducing food losses along production and supply chains (including postharvest losses) by 2030. Hence AAPHCE aims to contribute to achievement of these two important targets by bringi


The theme for the 3rd AAPHCE is Postharvest Loss Reduction for Sustainable Food Systems. This theme is aligned with the 2021 call to action towards sustainable food systems. The 3rd AAPHCE is scheduled on 13th – 16th September 2021.

Due to travel restrictions occasioned by the COVID-19 Pandemic, the 3rd AAPHCE will be a virtual event.

Incentives for Sponsors

– means not applicable


Primary contacts

Komla Bissi

Chair, AAPHCE Resource Mobilization Committee

African Union Commission

Email: [email protected]

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