ASIAEXPO 2023: A Global Agro-Industrial Success with Record Contracts, Distinguished Speakers, and International Partnerships
From October 25 to 27, the International Agricultural Congress “ASIAEXPO 2023“ took place in the exhibition media center of the Sirius Science and Art Park, which became the first business and discussion platform in the agro-industrial industry of Russia on a global scale.
In three days, the congress was attended by more than 6,000 people. In addition to the guests, these are representatives of 354 leading companies and organizations of the agro-industrial complex of Russia, countries of Southeast Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and the CIS, 100 of whom took part in the exhibition part. The main result of the congress was the conclusion of more than 100 contracts totaling 2.96 billion rubles. The largest contribution to this amount was made by the Chinese company, “Jiangsu Zhengchang Cereal & Feed Machinery Co. Ltd.,”, which will build a plant in the Krasnodar Territory. Contracts were also signed by the companies “Protect&Feed”, “PROmoloko”, “Kazan Hippodrome”, “Sun Corn,” and others.
In total, more than 70 business, cultural, and sports events were held at ASIAEXPO 2023. Within the framework of the business program, the plenary session “Trends in the development of agriculture in the face of challenges”, 10 round tables, and 38 practical sessions were held, where 290 expert practitioners and representatives of authorities in charge of the agricultural sector from China, India, Turkey, Iran, Senegal, Gabon, Mali, Kenya, Belarus, and Georgia, as well as 34 subjects from the Russian Federation, As a result, 21 public agreements on partnership and further cooperation between Russian and foreign companies and organizations from the fields of business, science, and education were signed. Among them: the largest producer and supplier of genetic material for farm animals in the Russian Federation, JSC Moskovskoye, has for the first time agreed to export products to the Republic of Mali; the best organization for insemination of agricultural animals of the Udmurt Republic, LLC “Mozhgaplem,” has concluded an agreement with representatives of the Stavropol Territory and the Nizhny Novgorod region on the acquisition of breeding goats.
The guests of honor and speakers of the congress “ASIAEXPO 2023“ were: Deputy Governor of the Krasnodar Territory A.N. Korobka; First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Udmurt Republic O.V. Abramova; Deputy Chairman of the Government, Minister of Agriculture of the Penza Region R.A. Kalentyev; Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Tatarstan G.S. Bayazitov; Director General of the National Union of Milk Producers Belov A.S.; head coach of the Russian national show jumping team, member of the FCSR Bureau, Deputy Chairman of the FCSR Show Jumping Committee Beletsky V.Yu.; General Director of the ANO “Equestrian Club “Kremlin Riding School” Petrov B.V.; President of the Russian-Asian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Mankevich V.V.; founder of the Lukman group of companies.
Gulmagomedov K.S.; Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Senegal to the Russian Federation, General J.-B. T. TIN; Member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) of the Ministry of Finance under the Government of India, Lawyer of the Supreme Court of India, member of the Advisory Committee on Commodity Derivatives of the Advanced Computing Development Center (C-DAC) V. Sardan; member of the Authorized Committee on Animal Health (ECAH) of the Department of Health and Dairy Farming of the Government of India
Dr. N.K. Mahajan; Minister Plenipotentiary, Adviser to the Embassy of the Republic of Kenya M.O.O. AMISI; Chairman African Union for Peace and Security R.S. NGOMAT (Gabonese Republic); Adviser to the Embassy of the Republic of Mali B.B. TOURE; Adviser to the Minister of Livestock and Fisheries of the Republic of Mali A. Kamara; Chairman of the Iranian Association of Science Parks and Innovation Organization (STPIA) A. Motamedzadegan; Member of the Board of Directors and Deputy Director General of the investment company “General Industries” M. Shameli (Iran); Vice-President of the manufacturer of grain and feed machines “Jiangsu Zhengchang Cereal & Feed Machinery Co Ltd” A. Liu (China); founder of the company “TT Aviation” Yang Yi (China); President of the Association of Animal Nutrition Science, Professor N. Shenkoylu (Turkey) and many others.
A diverse lineup of experts and thought leaders were set to grace the Asia Expo, covering a wide array of topics crucial to the agriculture and animal husbandry sectors. Among the distinguished speakers, Dr. Sreenivas Gowda will delve into the future of poultry health, discussing the challenges in diagnosing poultry diseases beyond 2030. Dr. Nataraja Hb will shed light on optimizing broiler nutrition for enhanced profitability, while Dr. Manjunatha will address mycotoxins, their metabolism, and mitigation strategies.
The Asia Expo boasts a distinguished roster of speakers, each addressing crucial topics in the realm of agriculture and animal husbandry. Dr. D.K. Dey will highlight India’s role as the “Pharmacy of the World” and its significance as an animal health care provider to the global farming community. Mr. Amiya D Nath will guide attendees through the challenges of navigating uncertainties towards achieving sustainable feed production.
Dr. Gajanan Maheshwar Bhogle’s presentation will focus on the removal of anti-nutrients and the enhancement of soybean meal digestibility through fermentation, a vital aspect of animal nutrition. Mr. Vijay Sardana will delve into the future of the dairy sector, with a special emphasis on addressing nutritional security and tackling climate change.
Mr. Shirish Sitaram Dhopeshwarkar’s discussion on poultry waste management offers insights into sustainable practices in this industry. Dr. Sita Prasad Tiwari will share insights into improving dairy product quality, enhancing the value of dairy products in the market.
Furthermore, Mr. N.K. Mahajan will shed light on the management and control of viral diseases in poultry, a critical concern for this sector. Mr. Sudhir Kumar Malhotra will advocate for immunotherapy as a vital strategy for the poultry and livestock industry, aiming to reduce reliance on antibiotics. Finally, Mr. Pankaj Rana will explore the business possibilities and opportunities for collaboration between India, Russia, and CIS countries, making the Asia Expo a comprehensive and enlightening event for all stakeholders in the agriculture and animal husbandry sectors.
The Asia Expo is proud to feature a diverse range of exhibitors from India, showcasing their expertise and products in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and animal health. Attendees can explore the latest innovations and solutions offered by these esteemed exhibitors:
Interface Pharma (New Delhi) – Providing pharmaceutical solutions that meet the evolving healthcare needs.
Zeus Biotech (Mysore, Karnataka) – A biotechnology company focusing on cutting-edge research and development.
Biochem Pharma (Mumbai) – Offering pharmaceutical and healthcare products.
Bala Industries (Pune) – Specializing in manufacturing and supply of agricultural equipment and solutions.
Vet Needs (Bengaluru) – Catering to the needs of veterinary professionals and the animal health industry.
Dhopeshwar & Sons (Hyderabad) – Offering a wide range of products and services in the field of animal husbandry.
Iris Life Solutions Private Limited (Bengaluru) – Providing solutions in the realm of animal health and diagnostics.
Maab Automation (Hyderabad) – Offering automation solutions for various industries, including agriculture and animal husbandry.
Dhumal Industries (Nasik) – Specializing in poultry and livestock equipment and solutions.
Immeureka Animal Health Private Ltd. (Hyderabad) – Focusing on innovative solutions for animal health and well-being.
These exhibitors collectively represent a diverse spectrum of products and services in the agriculture and animal health sectors, making the Asia Expo an excellent platform for attendees to explore the latest advancements and network with industry leaders.
The main round tables were devoted to the most pressing issues of further development of Russian agribusiness together with China, India, Turkey, Iran, and African republics, taking into account the peculiarities of agriculture, the economic situation of each country, and the global agenda. Experts considered such issues as: export of Russian products to China – the main trends, problems and ways to solve them; mutual trade in agricultural products in the field of poultry farming between Russia and
India; the vaccine market in India, opportunities for cooperation with Russia in the supply of raw materials for the production of vaccines; expansion of export potential in the field of agriculture and quality improvement and competitiveness of Russian and Turkish agricultural products; introduction of new technologies in the field of environmental protection and reduction of the negative impact of agriculture on the ecosystem of countries; innovations in agriculture, innovations in poultry farming; processing of dairy products; export of products from Russia to Iran and the development of mutually beneficial cooperation between representatives of agriculture of Russia and Iran; genetics in animal husbandry – problems and ways to solve them; Russian-African relations in the field of breeding, and others.
The following round tables – “Personnel in the agro–industrial complex”, “Genetics”, “Animal Husbandry”, “Crop production”, “Horse breeding” – raised equally important and problematic topics for the development of agriculture: solutions to the shortage of qualified personnel and training systems at enterprises, prospects for the development of genetics, scientific tactics and strategy for the development of high-performance agriculture, the development of technologies for animal husbandry in partnership with friendly countries, technologies and new solutions for sustainable agriculture, investments in bioeconomics, improving the efficiency and competitiveness of agricultural enterprises, and many others.
The main information conclusions following the results of the plenary session of the congress “ASIAEXPO 2023” were: Krasnodar Krai ranks third in the Russian Federation in the export of processed agricultural products, producing 30 types of different flour, focusing on the specific needs of importing countries (CIS, Africa, Far abroad and South America), and also works together with specialists from other subjects of the Russian Federation and countries in the areas of breeding and genetics, technical and technological modernization in order to increase production volumes and product quality, taking into account the global trend towards cost reduction; the Udmurtia Republic sees prospects for partnership with Asian and African countries in realizing the increased export potential of dairy and meat products; Russia has become the largest exporter of fat-and-oil and fish products to China, and is also increasing the supply of grain, soybeans, corn, rapeseed, barley and oats; From 2024 on, exports of soybeans, corn, and rapeseed to China will be possible from all over Russia.
The highlight of the opening ceremony of the congress was the performance of the State Concert Dance and Song Ensemble “Kuban Cossack Freemen named after N.V. Kubar”, which presented the guests with the peculiarities of Russian and Cossack culture in three rooms. The end of the opening ceremony of “ASIAEXPO 2023” was the symbolic cutting of the red ribbon with the logo of the congress. And as part of the closing ceremony, a brief summing up and awarding of the winners of the cultural and entertainment program events took place: a mass race, a mini-football tournament, the “Best Product/Service” championship, and the “Best Stand” competition for exhibitors. The organizers also noted the moderators of the most popular practical sessions of the business program.
The Organizing Committee of the International Agricultural Congress “ASIAEXPO” thanks for the participation of all exhibitors, partners, sponsors, experts, guests, and media representatives and invites you to cooperate next year!