Well over 500 students, academics, government and business leaders are expected for the event to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from June 17 and 19.
The Ifama/CCA Agribusiness and Food World Forum will showcase ways in which the private sector is advancing food security through innovation and partnership.
The forum will be jointly presented by the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (Ifama) and the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA).
Agbiz and its South African partners, notably the University of Stellenbosch, have long advocated for the hosting of a global conference on agribusiness on the continent.
Companies involved in the conference include various South African agribusinesses and organisations including DuPont, DuPont Pioneer, Syngenta, Novus, CHS, Nestlé, Woolworths and Pick n Pay.