The World Agri-Tech South America Summit brought the agri-food community to São Paulo on June 20-21 to tackle the biggest challenges in agriculture and food in exciting and innovative ways.

In its fourth year, the summit boasted an audience of local and international stakeholders in South America’s flourishing agri-food ecosystem, as well as an expert speaking faculty comprised of growers, agribusinesses, food corporates, start-ups, investors, and government agencies.

Providing a bird’s-eye view of how technologies are increasing productivity for some of the largest farming systems in the world, the summit explored how new investments, collaborations and distribution systems are helping bring advanced agri-tech solutions to scale.

From biologicals and soil health to carbon markets and fintech, the in-depth agenda showcased the vast potential of this region to drive a global transition to sustainable and climate-smart farming practices.

Complementing the main plenarywas a full schedule of interactive breakout sessions, networking receptions, and 1-1 meetings to make it easier and faster to exchange ideas and identify future partners.

With a regional content focus and international delegation, the summit offers an invaluable platform for sharing best practice, making new connections, and forming long-lasting business relationships.

Join us in São Paulo in June 18-19, 2024 for an unmissable week of agri-food thought leadership and golden networking opportunities.

Building Sustainability and Profitability at Scale – Key Themes for 2023:

  • Climate-Smart Production: Building environmental and economic resilience in farming
  • Biologicals: Harnessing nature to create more resilient and profitable products
  • The Digitized Farm: Increasing the scale and adoption of smart farming solutions
  • From Farm to Cloud: Capitalizing on increased rural connectivity
  • Distribution: Accessing new channels to drive technologies and services to farmers
  • Smart Commodities: Enabling supply chain traceability from farm to fork
  • Agri-Fintech: De-risking finance for farmers and the value-chain via digital platforms
  • Future Crops: Overcoming barriers to gene editing and new breeding technologies
  • Farmer Spotlight: Accelerating innovation through field trials and collaboration
  • ESG Finance: Unlocking new sources of investment for the growing agtech ecosystem

The 2023 Summit In Numbers

Who Will You Meet?

See who came to our event on June 20-21, 2023:


2023 Advisory Board

Real-time translation

Real-time translation / Tradução em tempo real / Traducción en tiempo real
Delegates access real-time translation for panel discussions into their choice of Portuguese or Spanish, with both text and audio translation options, so they don’t miss out on any valuable insights shared by our international industry experts.


“The relationship-driven summit that enables the industry’s best and brightest to connect and discuss the innovation and changes on the industry horizon. World Agri-Tech events are consistently among the best in the agriculture sector!”

Co-Founder and CEO, PROVIVI

“Mind blowing event. We have been waiting for a world-class event like this in the region for a long time. There were a lot of big farmers participating and getting close to this kind of event for the first time. A mandatory for anyone in ag innovation.”

Managing Director, THE YIELD LAB LATAM

“The best and most complete ag event I’ve ever attended, connecting the entire ecosystem to offer rich and quality content and also digital trends that will certainly add a lot of value to everyone.”

Chief Digital Officer, LAVORO AGRO

“A perfect platform to meet funds and entrepreneurs for our pipeline in the Latam Impact Fund and to meet potential LP’s. Latin America’s innovation ecosystem has developed solutions to generate profitable and climate friendly companies that with the support of VCs and growth funds will cross borders.”

Director Impact Investments, FONDO DE FONDOS

“The meeting of decision-makers from the main agents of the agribusiness chain such as investors, industry leaders and startups meet to discuss the challenges of agribusiness, promoting knowledge and a lot of strategic networking”
Open Innovation Manager, AgroStart LatAm, BASF

About Rethink Events

Rethink summits are created by experts in the water, waste and agri-food tech industries to address the issues most crucial to investors and developers in these sectors. Through our global network of industry advisors, we produce highly-focused, topical summits which gather all the right people together in one room to share ideas, find solutions and identify new business opportunities. We are committed to providing the world-leading platforms for knowledge-sharing, debate and networking for business leaders, featuring the leading experts and gamechangers from across the global ecosystem. Our goal is to promote diversity and inclusion, with particular effort to phase out all-male speaker panels to ensure balanced representation and promotion of women in technology and business.

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