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2017 Final Report 2017 Photo Gallery 2017 Exhibitor Statements 2017 Exhibitor List

Review of IFAT Africa 2017

For the first time as a stand-alone event, IFAT Africa became the hub for environmental technology in Southern Africa. Having celebrated its premiere in 2015, IFAT Africa 2017 managed to grow considerably in terms of exhibitors and floor space. A total of 152 exhibitors from 16 countries showcased their products and solutions to more than 1,800 visitors from 38 countries, taking up floor space of over 6,000 square meters.

The trade fair was opened by Pamela Tshwete, Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation in South Africa, who stressed the importance of IFAT Africa for the environmental market: “In the resolution of our present global challenges, the countries of the world must talk to each other and exchange technical skills. IFAT Africa is a platform for mutual exchange that shows us what solutions are already in the market and what environmental tools have been employed in other countries.”

Visitors included high-ranking delegates from South Africa, Zambia, Mozambique and Ghana, who provided valuable contacts with real decision-makers. To top it off, the event was accompanied by an extensive and varied supporting programme including many lively discussions with industry experts, a Speakers’ Corner, a Young Professionals Forum where young academics were given the opportunity to network and join interactive workshops, and a University Challenge.

For a more detailed review of the event, please click on the link above to read the Final Report.

We look forward to seeing you again at IFAT Africa 2019!