Seize the Moment:

Securing Africa's Rise through Agricultural Transformation


Event Date

September 05 — 09, 2016

Location

UN Complex, Nairobi, Kenya

Participants

1700 Delegates

Speakers

Over 150 High Profile Speakers



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SPEAKERS



uhuru-kenyatta

H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta

President of the Republic of Kenya

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H.E. Paul Kagame

President of the Republic of Rwanda

william-ruto

William Ruto

Deputy President of Kenya

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H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete

Former President, Tanzania

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H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President, Nigeria

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Beth Dunford

Assistant to the Administrator in the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Bureau for Food Security

bob-collymore

Bob Collymore

CEO Safaricom, Kenya

chiji-ojukwu

Chiji Ojukwu

Director, Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, AfDB

Agnes-Kalibata

Dr. Agnes Kalibata

President, AGRA

ousmane-badiane

Dr. Ousmane Badiane

Africa Director, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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Dr. Simon Carter

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

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Dr. Dominique Charron

Director of IDRC’s Agriculture and Environment program

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Dr. Robert Delve

Senior Technical Specialist, Policy and Technical Division, IFAD

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Dr. Rufaro Madakadze

Program Officer, Capacity Building, AGRA

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Dr. Namanga Ngongi

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Africa Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership

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Dr. Antony Chapoto

Research Director, (IAPRI)

katerere

Dr. David S. Ameyaw

Head: Strategy, Monitoring and Evaluation, AGRA

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Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg

Director, AWARD

lindiwe

Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda

Chief Executive, FANRPAN

Dr. Tony Simons, Director General ICRAF

Dr. Tony Simons

Director General, ICRAF

nteranya

Dr. Nteranya Sanginga

Director General, IITA

Martin Kropff

Dr. Martin Kropff

Director General, CIMMYT

jimmy

Dr. Jimmy Smith

Director General, ILRI

Kanayo F. Nwanze

Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze

President, IFAD

Rob-Smith

Dr. Rob Smith

Vice President, AGCO

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Dr. Judith Rodin

President, Rockefeller Foundation

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Dr. Shenggen Fan

Director General, IFPRI

Dr.-Ibrahim-Assane-Mayaki

Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki

CEO, NEPAD Agency

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Dr. Akinwumi Adesina

President, African Development Bank

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H.E. Rhoda Peace

Commissioner, Rural Economy and Agriculture, Africa Union

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Ishmael Sunga

Chief Executive Officer, SACAU, South Africa

james-mwangi

James Mwangi

Chief Executive Officer of Equity Bank Kenya Limited

kinyua-mmbijjewe

Kinyua M’Mbijjewe

Head of Corporate Affairs, Africa, Middle East, Syngenta

Khalid-Bomba

Khalid Bomba

Chief Executive Office, Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency

Group Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Commercial Bank

Mr. Joshua Nyamweya Oigara

Group CEO, KCB

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Ms. Ertharin Cousin

Executive Director, World Food Programme

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Mr. Svein Tore Holsether

President and CEO, YARA

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Mr. Strive Masiyiwa

Chairman and Founder, Econet and Board Chair, AGRA

Gayle-Smith

Ms. Gayle Smith

Administrator, USAID

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Patrick Ngugi Njoroge

Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya

jayne

Prof. Thomas S. Jayne

University Foundation Professor, (MSU)

rodger-voorhies

Rodger Voorhies

Director of the Financial Services for the Poor program , Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

sana-jatta

Sana F. K. Jatta

Regional Director at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

tarik-choho

Tarik Choho

Managing Director (Directeur Général Adjoint) at OCP SA

vimal-shah

Vimal Shah

Chief Executive Officer of Bidco Africa

william-asiko

William Asiko

Executive Director, Grow Africa



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