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.

News

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. Kamau-Rutenberg

Member of the Malabo Montpellier Panel

Simon Winter

Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation

Ken Lohento

Senior Programme Coordinator, ICT4Ag, CTA

Dr. Jemimah Njuki

Senior Program Specialist, IDRC

Dr. Abebe Haile-Gabriel

Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa, FAO

Stefan Schmitz

Deputy Director-General and Commissioner "One World - No Hunger" Initiative - German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Maura Barry

Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Food Security, USAID 

Naoko Ishii

CEO & Chair of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Martin Kropff

Director General, CIMMYT

Sherrie Silver

Choreographer and UN IFAD Advocate for Rural Youth

Mr Eazi

Artist and IFAD #DanceforChange Advocate

Elwyn Grainger-Jones

Executive Director, CGIAR System Organization

Jerome Barbaron

Head, Africa Middle East territory, Sygenta

Bolaji Akinborois

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Cellulant corporation

Dr. Christian Witt

Senior Program Officer - Agricultural Development team, Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation

Debisi Araba

Director for Africa, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT),

Denis T. Kyetere

Executive Director, AATF

Jai Shroff

Global CE, UPL Limited

Kamal Deen Yakub

CEO, TROTRO Tractor Limited

Ndidi Nwuneli

Managing Partner, Sahel Consulting

Fengying NIE

Deputy Director General, Agricultural Information Institute of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS)

Dr. Shenggen Fan

Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Sir Gordon Conway

Member, MaMo Panel & Professor of International Development at Imperial College London

Xu Xiuli

Professor of International Development, Dean of China Institute for South-South Cooperation in Agriculture (CISSCA)

Ambassador Dr. Kenneth M. Quinn

President, World Food Prize Foundation

Ambassador Ertharin Cousin

Distinguished Global Fellow. Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Joost Oorthuizen

Executive Director at The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH)

Peter Veal

Head of Marketing and Commercial Excellence in Africa and Middle East at Syngenta

Gerald Otim

CEO, Ensibuuko

Jehiel Oliver

Founder, Hello Tractor

Khadija Mohamed Churchill

Founder and CEO, Kwanza Tukule

Gerda Verburg

Coordinator, Scaling Up Nutrition Movement

Micheal Zondani Katambo

Minister of Agriculture, Zambia

Lawrence Haddad

Executive Director, GAIN

Dr. Gérardine Mukeshimana

Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Rwanda

Alima Bawah

Co-Founder/COO at Cowtribe

Su Kahumbu Stephanou

CEO and Founder of Green Dreams TECH Ltd

Reeta Roy

President and CEO, MasterCard Foundation

Mostafa TERRAB

Chairman and CEO of the OCP Group

H.E Hailemariam Desalegn

Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia

Tony Blair

Executive Chairman of the Institute for Global Change Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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)