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Food Sector Value Chain Event – Kenya

Join the Embassy of Denmark in Nairobi on November 3rd from 10.00-14.00 (local time), 08.00-12.00 (DK time), where we bring together Kenyan food processors and Danish Suppliers (virtually) to highlight Danish solutions in food processing and cold chain sector.

Develop a B2B network with local Kenyan food & dairy processors and gain an understanding of Kenyan food processing opportunities.


  • 10.00: Welcome remarks
    Ambassador H.E Ole Thonke
  • 10.10: Opening & Presentation of the programme
    Karina Bech, Head of Trade, Trade Council Nairobi
  • 10.20: Food Processing in Kenya, opportunities & challenges
    – Francis Juma – CEO, Food World Africa & Director AFMASS
  • 10.45: Challenges and policy interventions for better food safety
    – Henning Nygaard, Sector Counsellor Food, Embassy of Denmark
  • 11.10: Value chain opportunities – Farm to Fork
    – Agatha Thuo – General Manager, ASNET
  • 11.30: Private Sector Perspective on Food Sector – Opportunities & Challenges and new GOK focus in the Sector
    – Kenya Association of Manufacturers – speaker TBC
  • 11.50: Coffee break
  • 12.00: Overview of Denmark’s food sector solutions
    Lise Walbom, CEO, Food Nation
  • 12.30: Short company pitch from Danish suppliers
  • 13.00: Short company pitch from Kenyan suppliers
  • 13.30: Credit Lending accessible for Danish equipment to Kenyan
    – Denmark’s Export Credit Agency and Investment Fund for Developing Countries – speaker TBC
    – Chris Maranga – Investment Director – IFU
  • 13.45: Q&A and closing remarks
    Karina Bech, Head of Trade Kenya
  • 14.00: Lunch & networking

Online participation

To join the meeting virtually please confirm your participation by email to by COB 24th of October 2022. You will receive a link to the event afterward.