About AGRF

The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) is a platform for global and African leaders to de velop actionable plans that will move African agriculture forward.


Organized under the leadership of H.E. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, AGRF 2019 theme will be: “Grow Digital: Lev eraging Digital Transformation to Drive Sustainable Food Systems in Africa.”

Africa Food Prize

The USD 100,000 prize celebrates Africans who are taking control of the continent’s agriculture agenda and changing the reality of farming in Africa from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives.

AGRF 2019 Speakers

Dr. Ousmane Badiane

Africa Director, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Dr. Agnes M. Kalibata

President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Strive Masiyiwa

Chairman and Founder, Econet and Board Chair, AGRA

Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto

Minister of Food and Agriculture, Ghana

Gilbert F. Houngbo

President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Sara Mbago-Bhunu

Regional Director-East and Southern Africa, International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD)

Michael Hailu

Director, CTA

Svein Tore Holsether

President & CEO - Yara International

Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki

CEO, The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)