Event Date

September 05 to 09, 2016


UN Complex, Nairobi, Kenya


765 Delegate Slots


Over 20 High Profile Speakers

AGRF 2016 - Seize the Moment / Africa Rising Through Agricultural Transformation

At the 2016 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), we will come together to advance the policies and secure the investments that will ensure a better life for millions of Africa’s farmers and families—and realize the vision of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In a region challenged by climate change, rapidly growing urban populations, and an urgent need for jobs, agriculture offers solutions, providing a clear path to food security and employment opportunities for all Africans

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Confirmed Speakers

H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta

President of the Republic of Kenya

Mr. Strive Masiyiwa

Chairman and Founder, Econet & Board Chair, AGRA

H.E Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President, Nigeria

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina

President, African Development Bank

Dr Agnes Kalibata

President, AGRA

Dr. Rob Smith

Vice President, AGCO

Gayle Smith

Administrator, USAID

Dr. Jean Lebel

President, IDRC

Dr. Judith Rodin

President, Rockefeller Foundation

Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki


H.E Rhoda Peace

Commissioner, Rural Economy & Agric, AU

Svein Tore Holsether

President and CEO, YARA

Dr. Shenggen Fan

Director General, IFPRI

Ertharin Cousin

Executive Director, World Food Programme

Hon. Lubinda Given

Minister of Agriculture & Livestock, Zambia

Invited Speakers

Bill Gates

Microsoft, BMGF

Ban Ki-moon

Secretary-General, United Nations

Jim Kim

President, World Bank

Melinda Gates

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

James Mwangi

CEO, Equity Bank

Tony Elumelu

Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation

News and Updates

Launch of Africa Food Prize

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has launched a new Africa Food Prize in Accra, Ghana, to award individuals, organizations who have contributed immensely to the growth of Agriculture on the continent. The US $ 100,000 prize package is aimed at ending

AGCO to Present at Conference

AGCO to Present at the 2016 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Industrials & EU Autos Conference DULUTH, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 9, 2016– AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and infrastructure, announced today that it will

AGRA and FoodTrade Seal Partnership

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and Development Alternatives Inc (DAI) have signed an agreement that will see the two organizations work collaboratively to strengthen market access for East Africa’s smallholder farmers. The agreement enhances the synergies between DFID’s

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Quick Contact

AGRF Secretariat
West End Towers, 4th Floor
Kanjata Road, off Muthangari Drive, Off Waiyaki Way
P.O. Box 66773, Westlands 00800
Email: agrf@agrf.org
Tel: +254 20 3675 000

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