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Transforming The Food Economy
3-5 November, 2017 | Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India

About World Food India

A global event to facilitate partnerships between Indian and international businesses and investors, World Food India (WFI) is a gateway to the Indian food economy and an opportunity to showcase, connect, and collaborate.

Organized by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India, WFI will be the largest gathering of investors, manufacturers, producers, food processors, policy makers, and organizations from the global food ecosystem. It aims to provides opportunities for both investment and trade in the food processing sector for leading Indian and international companies. Encompassing the entire food spectrum from production to consumption, WFI is looking at creating a better sourcing environment, thereby enabling higher returns for farmers, creating employment, and fostering entrepreneurship.

WFI is being held in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), at New Delhi, India from 3-5 November, 2017.

Schedule

Day 1

(03/11/2017)

  • Inaugural Session
  • Sectoral Seminars
  • B2B, B2G & G2G Meetings
Day 2

(04/11/2017)

  • Sectoral Seminars
  • Country Sessions
  • State Sessions
  • B2B, B2G & G2G Meetings
Day 3

(05/11/2017)

  • B2B, B2G & G2G Meetings
  • Manthan Manch (Hackathon)
  • Country Sessions
  • State Sessions
  • Closing Ceremony

About The Organizers

Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI)

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), the nodal Ministry of the Government of India, formulates and implements the policies and plans for food processing industries within the overall national priorities and objectives.

The Ministry has a clear goal of attaining these objectives by facilitating and acting as a catalyst to attract quality investments from within India and abroad into this sector with the aim of making food processing a national initiative.

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has over 8000 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from around 240 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.

CII charts change by working closely with government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness, and business opportunities for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.

With 66 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 9 overseas offices in Australia, Bahrain, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Singapore, UK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 320 counterpart organizations in 106 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.