Welcome to PanAAC
UN Food systems summit 2021
Systems and Cooperation as the Bedrock for a Sustainable Future

The double crises of COVID-19 and climate change mean that food systems should be at the center of national and international agendas.. The world is produces more food than ever, unfotunately hunger and malnutrition continue around the world, at the same time our food production methods are continue to endanger nature. Better food system is needed, but we need to ensure that it works for consumers in low-income countries.

African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)
Thirteenth extraordinary session on the AfCFTA: The Assembly of the Union adopts decision on the start of trading

African Union Heads of State and Government have underscored the urgent need for member states to kick-start trading activities, under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The decision was adopted during a virtual meeting of the 13th Extra Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union on the AfCFTA, held on Saturday 5 December 2020, under the Chairmanship of H.E. Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa and Chairperson of the African Union (AU). The summit is taking place just four weeks before the AfCFTA commences trading on the 1st of January 2021, to consider the adoption of the legal instruments that will facilitate its operation.

About PanAAC

No one should go to sleep hungry! On this special world food day, we call for strengthening and transforming of our local and global food systems to end hunger for all.

Lucy Muchoki UN Food systems 2021 champion, CEO PanAAC.

Mandate and Functions

To bring together stakeholders in agribusiness and agro industry to collectively and actively address the emerging challenges, and opportunities in the sector with a view to improving the competitiveness of the sector. This involves: Providing a platform for information on agribusiness and agro industry development, market information, economic intelligence and investment. Facilitate the provision of knowledge, skills, relevant experiences, best practices and formal training. A platform for strategic partnership amongst stakeholders and with other partners such as researchers, finance actors, development partners and institutions of higher learning. To harness financial resources to enable financial remediation for its Stakeholders.

Activity Areas

PanAAC has initiated programs aimed at strengthening linkages between producers of technology agricultural training institutions and agribusiness in order to make agricultural graduates owners of business, employers and skilled and marketable professionals. PanAAC offers a platform for reliable information on markets and value chains based on reliable reports, market analysis and relevant experiences. The consortium collects and collates data, processes into valuable business intelligence for its stakeholders.


Measures to enhance the resilience of the agricultural sector against external shocks like this kind of pandemic crises seem desperately needed. This could entail more circularity and autonomy in local based production systems; increased availability of and access to markets at decentralized levels. The term "think global, act local" seems to be more appropriate than ever and in response the PanAAC will launch an Agricultural B2B...
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