The 24th China Agricultural Products Processing Industry Investment and Trade Fair was organized on 26-28 September 2021, in Zhumadian, Henan Province. The Fair was rated as one of the Top Ten National Agricultural Brand Exhibitions in China and is the only 5 A-level exhibition that focuses on agricultural products processing. It also plays a special role in promoting the exchange of advanced technologies in the agricultural products processing industry, including processing machinery and equipment, in China and with other countries.
Representing the Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP-CSAM), Mr. Marco Silvestri attended the Fair and delivered a presentation on CSAM, its key initiatives and activities related to food processing, including the recent work on reduction of food loss and waste.
The Fair is co-sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) and the People’s Government of Henan Province, which has been held successfully for 23 consecutive sessions in Zhumadian.