Webinar Series


Food Safety Solutions

Webinar Series | Recurrent

The IFC food safety team organizes regular learning sessions with professionals and industry experts to share practical solutions that have been applied in emerging markets.


Digital Agriculture

Webinar Series | Recurrent

COVID-19 is disrupting agriculture and food supply chains by causing a shortage of labor, transport restrictions, quarantine measures and enhanced border controls. The World Bank Group is exploring how digital technologies can mitigate these challenges.


Past events


Food Safety Forum
From Farm to Table – Building Resilient Food Systems

May 11 – 12, 2021 | Vertual Event

IFC invites retailers, manufacturers and other players in the food industry with an interest in food safety to join its 9th International Food Safety Forum on May 11 – 12, 2021 virtually.


Digital Disruption in Agriculture Virtual Forum

November 18-19, 2020

2nd Digital Disruption in Agriculture forum will explore how to leverage disruptive technologies to improve food security and market opportunities for millions of Ethiopian smallholder farmers.


Responses to COVID-19 disruptions in agribusiness supply chains in Vietnam

Webinar | April 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is substantially and negatively impacting economies around the world. IFC has organized a virtual panel discussion to explore further the effects of this pandemic on agribusiness and the role of digital tools in mitigating some of the impacts.


Digital Disruption in Agriculture

New date to be announced | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Digital Disruption in Agriculture Forum is an annual gathering of key stakeholders in the fields of technology and agriculture. The forum will help identify digital tools and services that can be successfully used in Ethiopia.


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Digital Disruption in Agriculture Forum

May 15-16, 2019 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The World Bank Group hosted a Digital Disruption in Agriculture Forum with the aim of identifying digital tools and service providers from Africa and beyond that can be effectively deployed in Ethiopian Agribusiness.


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IFC 7th International Food Safety Forum

November 28-29, 2018 | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

For the 7th time, IFC International Food Safety Forum brought together key players of the food industry from around the globe. Theme of this year's forum is Better Food Safety, Better Business.


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IFC Global Agribusiness Conference

May 15-16, 2018 | Amsterdam

IFC's inaugural Global Agribusiness Conference brought together companies whose supply chains rely on smallholder farmers, organizations offering products and services, investors, donors, and government officials from around the globe.


IFC 6th International Food Safety Forum

March 15, 2017 | Kiev, Ukraine

The 6th IFC International Food Safety Forum brought together executives representing over 160 food producers and retailers in Kiev, Ukraine, to hear from experts and government oŒcials about the latest developments in Agribusiness. The event brought together many clients of the IFC Global Food Safety Program, an advisory program funded in part with support from Austria, Slovakia and Japan.