Terms of Use

AGRF is the world’s premier forum for African agriculture, bringing together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape to take practical actions and share lessons that will move African agriculture forward.

AGRF owns, operates and makes available the website https://agrf.org (“Website”) and makes it available to its users (individually “Visitor” and collectively “Visitors”) under the following Terms of Use.

Agreement to the Terms of Use

  • The Website may contain features including reports and newsletter services, event, member areas and other applications that may be available from time to time. Any person that accesses or uses the Website agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use. 
  • These Terms of Use contain conditions, disclaimers and other provisions, some of which limit AGRF’s liability. Any person that does not agree or comply with these Terms of Use should not access or use the Website.

Appropriate Use

  • Any use of the Website by Visitors that would limit or constrict the availability or quality of the Website’s features is prohibited and AGRF reserves the sole right to take any actions required to enforce this principle.
  • Visitors shall not use the Website to post, submit or otherwise distribute unlawful, defamatory, abusive, obscene or offensive materials. Furthermore, Visitors shall not use the Website in any way that may violate third party rights including, but not limited to copyrights or privacy. Neither shall Visitors access or attempt to access the Website using interfaces aside from the ones provided by the Website.
  • Visitors may provide personal information as part of the registration to access and use some of the features on the Website as members, partners, subscribers, participants or similar.
  • When submitting information to the Agribusiness Deal Room, a third party will have access to the registration details for the purposes of a) creating company profiles b) creating user profiles for the virtual Deal Room. Visitors will then receive details via email about their accounts to amend as required and change passwords.
  • Information provided for registration must be accurate, correct and up-to-date. AGRF reserves the sole right to verify and deny access where data is incomplete, incorrect, inappropriate and/or missing.

Disclaimers

  • The material provided herein is for informational purposes only. It includes information collected by AGRF in pursuit of its mandate to bring together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape to take practical actions and share lessons that will move African agriculture forward.
  • Information on the companies is based solely from, and in reliance on, information provided by the companies to AGRF. It is provided on a “as is” and “as available” basis and AGRF makes no express or implied warranty or guarantee of any kind including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability, non-infringement, title,  the accuracy, applicability and fitness of the information. 
  • AGRF disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to Visitors` use of the Website. Visitors assume total responsibility for their use of the Website and any linked sites. AGRF does not take responsibility for the correctness, completeness, up-to-datedness or quality of the information provided on the Websites. AGRF expressly disclaims any and all liability to any person in respect of anything done or omitted to be done wholly or partially in reliance upon the contents of the Website.
  • Furthermore, AGRF is not liable for any damage or corruption caused by viruses (or similar mechanisms such as worms, lock outs, metering, or self-destruct mechanisms) on computers or other terminal equipment in connection with visiting, using and/or downloading data of any kind from the Website. The Visitors are personally responsible for protecting their equipment appropriately from viruses and other risks on the internet.
  • Nothing contained in the information regarding the companies referenced in the material presented on this website or in The Agribusiness Deal Room constitutes investment advice. AGRF is providing the information contained herein to guide the review and evaluation of potential investments in the region. In exchange for receiving this presentation, the Visitor agrees to hold AGRF and its partners, agents and representatives harmless from and against any claims whatsoever and of any nature for damages that may arise from or relate to any decision that is made based on this information.  
  • The authors’ views as expressed in reports and publications presented on this website do not necessarily reflect the views of AGRF, its partners and affiliates.
  • AGRF takes photographs throughout the AGRF Summit. These photographs are for AGRF use only and may appear on the Website, newsletter, conference brochures, social media outlets, other future AGRF promotional material or AGRF partners’ websites. By virtue of your attendance, you agree to usage of your likeness in such media.
  • AGRF reserves the right, at its sole discretion, but disclaims the obligation, to monitor and/or remove content from any blog.

Website Content

  • AGRF publishes its own content as well as links, content and resources provided by third parties and content that has been specifically commissioned by AGRF for publication on the Website.
  • All proprietary rights relating to any third party links, content or resources published on the Website remain with the original source or the author(s) of that material and where any content has been commissioned by AGRF for publication on the Website, any proprietary rights in such content remain with the relevant author, unless otherwise agreed or specified.
  • For all other content published on the Website, AGRF reserves all proprietary rights including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights in and to all content on the Website; this includes all text, graphics, photographs, logos and/or other items that appear on the Websites. AGRF also reserves its rights over the Website’s template, including its layout and structure.
  • AGRF’s name and logo are registered trademarks. Visitors are not authorized to use AGRF’s name, logo or likeness without prior consent.
  • The content, links and resources on the Website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which Visitors should rely. Visitors must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on the Website. Although AGRF makes reasonable efforts to update the information on the Website, AGRF makes no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Websites is accurate, complete or up to date.

Publications

The content of any articles or reports published on the Website (“Articles”) represents the opinion of the author(s) of the respective Article(s). Where the Website contains Articles, resources or links provided by third parties, these should not be interpreted as AGRF’s endorsement of any views expressed or the content contained within such Articles, resources or links.

Attribution: Visitors must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse the Visitor or their use of the work).

Links to other websites

Links on the Website may connect Visitors to external or third-party websites that are not related to AGRF or under its control.  AGRF is not responsible for the content of external or third party websites that may be accessible or displayed through external links on the Websites. The presence of these external links does not represent AGRF’s endorsement of the views or content of these third party websites. Navigating to external websites through links on the Website is done at the sole risk of the Visitor, and AGRF expressly disclaims any liability for any content that appears on any external site.

Amendments

AGRF may amend these Terms of Use at any time, and such amendments will be effective immediately upon notice being provided to the Visitor. Notice may be provided on the Website itself, and after posting of the notice, the Visitor’s continued use of the Website will be deemed as acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.

Waiver and Severability of Terms of Use

The failure of AGRF to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties` intention as reflected in the provision and the other provisions of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

Applicable law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the substantive laws of Kenya. Exclusive place of jurisdiction shall be Nairobi, Kenya.

Contact

For questions regarding these Terms of Use, please contact us at secretariat@agrf.org