West African Exchange Highlights Needs for a Developing Ag Industry

Laura McNamara

Mbaye Diop Sarr represents the West African business sector as the general administrator for the West Africa Commodity Exchange. For Mbaye, direct market access for producers is critical for the development of African agribusiness. He says Africa needs to drive competitiveness to fulfill industrial needs. He adds that Africa needs to embrace commercial partnerships among the various countries within the continent.

Mbaye presented at the opening session of the 2008 U.S. Africa Agribusiness Forum. You can listen to Mbaye’s remarks here:
usafag-08-sarr.mp3

2008 U.S. Africa Agribusiness Photo Album

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