The Global Cool Chain Association (CCA) Perishable Conference kicked off on Monday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.The conference is expected to create dialogue and offer a platform for exchange of ideas, knowledge and solutions to improve the perishables supply chain.
The one-day session invites perishable logistics and transport professionals from around the world to discuss and develop sustainable solutions to expand and improve the cold chain.
The conference also seeks to explore key macro-economic, trade and supply chain trends worldwide, as well as new niche opportunities.
In addition, the Global CCA Perishable Conference also aims to develop cold chain skills and infrastructure within the African continent.
Bringing under one roof, global and regional providers of cold chain logistics, transport services and infrastructure to meet with Africa’s perishable producers and shippers, the conference also looks at identifying new opportunities that will allow African countries to compete in global markets.