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

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

Joshua Nyamweya Oigara

Group CEO, KCB

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Dr. Shenggen Fan

Director General, IFPRI

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Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete

Former President, Tanzania

Khalid-Bomba

Khalid Bomba

Chief Executive Office, Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency

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Donal Brown

Director, Global Funds Department, DFID

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Dr. Jimmy Smith

Director General, ILRI

Martin Kropff

Martin Kropff

Director General, CIMMYT

Nteranya-Sanginga

Dr. Nteranya Sanginga

Director General, IITA

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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)

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Dr. John Ulimwengu

Research Fellow, (IFPRI)

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Dr. Rufaro Madakadze

Program Officer, Capacity Building, AGRA

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Ms. Tsitsi Makombe

Senior Program Manager, (IFPRI)

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Dr. Yemi Katerere

Independent Scientist , WWF Africa

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Dominique Charron

Director, Agriculture and Environment

Simon Carter

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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Paul Kagame

President, Rwanda

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John A Kufuor

Former President, Ghana

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Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe

Prime Minister, Ethiopia

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Muhammadu Buhari

President, Nigeria

President of Ghana

John Dramani Mahama

President, Ghana

Museveni

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

President, Uganda

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Edgar Chagwa Lungu

President, Zambia

President of Ivory Coast

Alassane Ouattara

President, Ivory Coast

His-Excellence-Macky-Sall

Macky Sall

President, Senegal

Joaquim-Alberto-Chissano

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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