The world is changing in unprecedented ways, leaving huge questions about the future of food and fibre in Aotearoa. Our vision is to help Aotearoa’s food and fibre sector become more innovative, sustainable, collaborative, and profitable, now and into the future.
Come to Grow 2019, and be empowered to take tangible action—so you’re ready for what comes next.
10-11 April 2019
Horncastle Arena, Christchurch
Grow 2019 is a two-day summit that will tackle some of these questions:
- How is technology going to transform the way we grow and sell? Every piece of the supply chain is up for disruption.
- How is the market changing? Consumer tastes are evolving, and so are their expectations: of quality, transparency, and social responsibility. What business models should we be exploring? How can we focus less on volume and more on value?
- How is climate change going to affect our primary sector? It’s not just changing weather—it’s changing government policy and customer expectations.
- What does our social license to operate look like going forward? How can we shift away from the unhelpful friction between urban and rural? What is our actual responsibility when it comes to land use, or clean waterways—and who should pay?
If you care about the answers to these questions, check out Grow 2019 at the Boma NZ Agri Summit.
Join us at Grow 2019, the first ever Boma Agri Summit, to reimagine the future of food and fibre in New Zealand. Our vision is to help Aotearoa’s food and fibre sector become more innovative, sustainable, collaborative,and profitable, now and into the future.
Cherrie speaks at Grow 2019
Cherrie Atilano is the founder and CEO of AGREA Agricultural Systems International, Inc., an agri-social enterprise that aims to help eradicate poverty for farming and fishing families in order to alleviate the effects of climate change and establish food security in the Philippines, targeting to help 4.5 million smallholder farmers.
AGREA is working with farmers through agripreneurship, teaching farmers how to be entrepreneurs; agritech, digitalising agriculture and introducing climate change mitigation technologies for farm use; and agritourism, creating sustainable and diversified source of income for the farmers and their families.
Who should attend Grow 2019
Grow 2019 is designed to bring together people who work across New Zealand’s entire food and fibre sector, from the start of the supply chain to the finished products.
Farmers, growers, producers, iwi, executives, innovators, members of the supply chain, educators, students, government and researchers who want to grow our primary industries together are highly encouraged to attend.