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DAY 1: WEDNESDAY 13 June 2018

 

Depart Harare

 

1200 - 1300

Check In and Registration

 

1230 - 1345

Luncheon

 

1400

All Delegates Seated

Director Of Programs

SESSION 1: SETTING THE TONE: OPENING CEREMONY

Director Of Programs

1400-1410

National Anthem and Prayer

 

1410-1420

Welcome Remarks

Mayor of the City of Gweru

 

1420-1430

Opening Remarks

Buy Zimbabwe Chairman: Dr A.J. Masuka

SESSION 2: Getting our agriculture right – regenerating the links with the industry

 

1430-1445

 

 

 

1445 – 1515

 

Constraints and Opportunities to Unlocking Agricultural Growth

- policy environment , finance and inputs, production and productivity, logistics and storage, markets, value chains and climate change

 

 

Turning around the agriculture and how good procurement policies can help ease food imports and stimulate domestic production

 

 

Minister of Lands, Agriculture & Rural Resettlement ,Hon Rt G Perrance Shiri

 

 

 

 

Mr Chance Kabaghe Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute (international Guest speaker)

1515 - 1600

 

 

 

 

 

 

Industry, markets and Agriculture value chains, constraints and opportunities

-        Agribank Experiences

 

-        Mr Malaba CEO, Agribank

-        National Foods Experiences

 

-        Mr Lashbrooke, CEO, National Foods

-        Dendairy Experiences

 

 

-        Mr. Darren Coetzee Managing Director , Dendairy Zimbabwe

1600 – 1645

Plenary Discussion :

Moderator

1615 – 1630

Health Break

 

SESSION 2:

“Buy Local Save Jobs”

 

Mr Tov Manene, Trustee, Buy Zimbabwe

1630 - 1645

Buying local to stimulate economic growth and creating jobs

Mr. Eustace Mashimbye Proudly South African Chief Executive Officer;

1645 - 1700

Building competitiveness and reclaiming the local market in face of foreign competition

Mr Munyaradzi Hwengwere, CEO, Buy Zimbabwe

1700 - 1730

Plenary Discussion

 

1830 -

Welcome Cocktail

Director of Ceremonies

 

 

 

DAY 2: THURSDAY 14 JUNE 2018

 

SESSION 3: Repositioning the mining industry for growth, enhanced local procurement and creating shared value

 

0900-0920

 

Analysis of the mining sector’s potential contribution to the growth of the economy in terms of output, employment contribution to fiscus, infrastructural /community development and the linkages and opportunities that exist in the extractive sector

 

Hon W Chitando- Minister of Mines and Mining Development

0920 - 0935

The Potential of the Mining Sector and the desired policy environment- transparency, accountability, and local procurement.

Mr Manhando – President Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe and CEO BNC

0935 - 0950

Positioning the mining industry for growth enhanced local procurement and creating shared value – lessons for Zimbabwe from across the world.

Mr Alex Mhembere – Executive Chief Executive Officer of Zimplats,Impala Platinum Holdings Limited

0950 – 1000

Panel Intervention

 

Mr Sibanda, Managing Director, Boltgas

1000– 1020

Plenary Discussion

Moderator

1020 – 1040

Tea Break

 

SESSION 4: Enhancing Local participation in Public sector projects:

 

1040 – 1055

Opportunities for local Industry availed by the New Procurement ACT

Mr. Nyasha Chizu Acting Chief Executive Officer PRAZ

 

1055 - 1120

Enhancing Local Participation in Public Sector Projects for Industry Development

The Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Hon J. Gumbo

1120 - 1140

Building sustainable local procurement linkages from public infrastructural development programs

Mr Kitabire , Country director African Development Bank

1140 – 1220

Panel Intervention

-        Lafarge Cement, Ms E Matekaire

-        Frontline Contracting, Mr Chihota

-        Quantity Surveyors

1220 – 1240

Plenary Discussion

 

Session 5: Unlocking funding and Retooling Opportunities

Mr Joseph Mverecha – Chairing

1240 - 1310

Accessing funding for local companies in the new era , government strategies to source funding for local companies

The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Hon Patrick Chinamasa.

1310 – 1320

Measures to mitigate foreign currency shortages

Dr J P Mangudya, Governor, Reserve Bank Of Zimbabwe

1320 – 1340

Business funding strategies :case studies

Ms. R. Mukami Kariuki, World Bank Country Manager for Zimbabwe

1340 – 1350

Plenary Discussion

 

1350 – 1440

LUNCHEON

 

1440 – 1800

ACTIVITES

 

1900 – 2200

 

1900

 

1900 – 1910

1910 – 1920

 

 

 

1920 – 2015

 

2015 – 2025

 

 

2025 – 2100

 

 

 

2100 - 2200

Presidential Dinner and Official Opening

 

All delegates seated

 

National Anthem and Opening Prayer

Opening Statement from the Buy Zimbabwe Chairperson

 

 

Dinner

 

Introduction of the Guest of Honour

 

 

Keynote Address and Official Opening: The direction in resuscitating the economy for jobs, wealth and pride.

 

Ministerial panel and open session of key economic questions by delegates

-        The Minister of Industry , Commerce, and Enterprise Development Hon Mike Bimha

-        The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Hon Patrick Chinamasa

-        The Minister of Mines and Mining Development, Hon Winston Chitando.

-        The Minister of Lands, Agriculture & Rural Resettlement ,Hon Perrance Shiri

-        The Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Hon J.Gumbo

-        Dr J P Mangudya, Governor, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr A.J Masuka , Chairman , Buy Zimbabwe

 

 

 

 

Honourable M Bimha, Minister of Industry and Commerce

 

Hon E D Mnangagwa, President, The Republic of Zimbabwe

 

DAY 3: FRIDAY 15 June 2018

 

Session 6: Promoting local procurement through a local content index in public projects, mining, manufacturing and retail sector

0900 – 0915

Local content policy as a tool for industrial development

Minister of Industry , Commerce, and Enterprise Development Hon Mike Bimha

0915 - 0930

Local content index, policy direction and productivity

DR Mugano, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (Research Associate)

0930 – 0940

Update on the local content Policy

Mr Sefelani Javangwe , President, Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries

0940 – 1000

Panel Discussion

-        Norman Savado ,Acting Chief Executive Officer ZIMTRADE

-        Ms Tracy Mutaviri, MD, Lyons Zimbabwe

-        Ms Nancy Guzha – Cairns Foods

-        Mr Katsande, OK Zimbabwe, Chief Operating Officer

-         

1000 - 1030

Plenary Discussion

 

1030 – 1040

TEA Break

 

1040 - 1100

Presentation and adoption of Resolutions

 

Facilitator

1100-

Check out and departure

 

 

Vandudzai Zirebwa

0773 751 878

vanduzai@buyzimbabwe.or.zw