Seize the Moment:

Securing Africa's Rise through Agricultural Transformation

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September 05 — 09, 2016

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UN Complex, Nairobi, Kenya

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THE AGRF 2016



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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



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H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta

President of the Republic of Kenya

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Mr. Strive Masiyiwa

Chairman and Founder, Econet and Board Chair, AGRA

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H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President, Nigeria

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Dr. Akinwumi Adesina

President, African Development Bank

Agnes-Kalibata

Dr. Agnes Kalibata

President, AGRA

Rob-Smith

Dr. Rob Smith

Vice President, AGCO

Gayle-Smith

Ms. Gayle Smith

Administrator, USAID

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Dr. Judith Rodin

President, Rockefeller Foundation

Dr.-Ibrahim-Assane-Mayaki

Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki

CEO, NEPAD Agency

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H.E. Rhoda Peace

Commissioner, Rural Economy and Agriculture, Africa Union

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Mr. Svein Tore Holsether

President and CEO, YARA

Kanayo F. Nwanze

Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze

President, IFAD

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Ms. Ertharin Cousin

Executive Director, World Food Programme

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Hon. Given Lubinda

Minister of Agriculture & Livestock, Zambia

Group Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Commercial Bank

Mr. Joshua Nyamweya Oigara

Group CEO, KCB

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Dr. Shenggen Fan

Director General, IFPRI

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H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete

Former President, Tanzania

Khalid-Bomba

Khalid Bomba

Chief Executive Office, Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency

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Dr. Donal Brown

Director, Global Funds Department, DFID

jimmy

Dr. Jimmy Smith

Director General, ILRI

Martin Kropff

Dr. Martin Kropff

Director General, CIMMYT

nteranya

Dr. Nteranya Sanginga

Director General, IITA

Dr. Tony Simons, Director General ICRAF

Dr. Tony Simons

Director General, ICRAF

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Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda

Chief Executive, FANRPAN

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Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg

Director, AWARD

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Dr. David S. Ameyaw

Head: Strategy, Monitoring and Evaluation, AGRA

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Prof. Thomas S. Jayne

University Foundation Professor, (MSU)

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Dr. Antony Chapoto

Research Director, (IAPRI)

ulimwengu

Dr. John Ulimwengu

Research Fellow, (IFPRI)

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Dr. Rufaro Madakadze

Program Officer, Capacity Building, AGRA

tsitsi

Ms. Tsitsi Makombe

Senior Program Manager, (IFPRI)

yemi

Dr. Yemi Katerere

Independent Scientist , WWF Africa

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Dominique Charron

Director, Agriculture and Environment

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Dr. Simon Carter

Director of IDRC’s Regional Office for Sub-Saharan Africa



INVITED SPEAKERS



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Bill Gates

Microsoft, BMGF

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James Mwangi

CEO, Equity Bank

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Tony Elumelu

Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation

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H.E. Paul Kagame

President, Rwanda

John_Kufuor

H.E. John A Kufuor

Former President, Ghana

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H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe

Prime Minister, Ethiopia

General-Mohammadu-Buhari1

H.E. Muhammadu Buhari

President, Nigeria

President of Ghana

H.E. John Dramani Mahama

President, Ghana

Museveni

H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

President, Uganda

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H.E. Edgar Chagwa Lungu

President, Zambia

President of Ivory Coast

H.E. Alassane Ouattara

President, Ivory Coast

His-Excellence-Macky-Sall

H.E. Macky Sall

President, Senegal

Joaquim-Alberto-Chissano

H.E. Joaquim Chissano

Former President, Mozambique

Dlamini-Zuma-AU Chair

Dr Dlamini Zuma

Commission Chair, African Union

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Neven Mimica

European Commissioner, International Cooperation and Development

World Bank's Vice President for Africa

Makhtar Diop

Vice President, World Bank – Africa

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Laura Frigenti

Director, Italian Agency for Development Cooperation

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Charlotte Petri Gornitzka

Director General, Sida



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