Leveraging the power of ICT application and partnerships to accelerate agricultural supply chains, trade and investments in IsDB Group Member Countries

25 November 2020
15:00 – 17:00 Saudi Arabia Time (GMT+ 3:00)

2nd Webinar on
Agritech & Digital Supply Chain

A webinar in the field of Digital Revolution for agriculture, trade, and investments.

Webinar Recording

Webinar Objectives

  • Explore latest 4th Industry Revolution (4IR) technologies and how can they transform the current supply chain.
  • Identify the transformation challenges: legal, commercial, sovereign, financial, capacity, and how to tackle them.
  • Pinpoint the role of different stakeholders in the new digital supply chain.


  • Introduction

    Master of Ceremony
  • Supply Chain 4.0 - Global Practices and Lessons (Panel)

    Panel Moderator
  • Paperless Trade (Presentation)

    Presenter 1
  • Digital Supply Chain Management (Presentation)

    Presenter 2
  • IoT in the Digital Supply Chain (Presentation)

    Presenter 3
  • Closing Remarks


Master of Ceremony

Nasser M. Al-Thekair

General Manager,
Trade and Business Development

Panel Moderator

Deepesh Patel

Editorial Director ,
Trade Finance Global (TFG)


Wolfgang Lehmacher

Leader of KATALYST’s Supply Chain Innovation Network

Sachin Gupta

Global Agribusiness Offering Leader,IBM

Oswald Kuyler

Managing Director Digital Standards Initiative (DSI) at International Chamber of Commerce

Philip Harris



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Target Audience

Ministries of agriculture
from member states
Agriculture companies
from member states
Selected academic
agricultural institutions

Webinar Theme

The discussion during the 2-hour webinar will revolve around digitalizing the supply chain will significantly enhance the efficiency of agricultural value chains, empower local actors and agribusinesses, increase access to financing, reduce crop wastage (estimated at 45% of the global production), boost the flow of agricultural trade (input and output markets) within and across countries, among others. Moreover, it will explore the extent to which it can sustainably enhance transparency and visibility which in turn establish trust among financiers, producers, consumers and other stakeholders. The concept of goods provenance is on the rise as consumers awareness is spreading.