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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



THE AGRF 2016



AGRF 2016 Wrap Video

Commitments Press Conference



SPEAKERS



H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta

President of the Republic of Kenya

H.E. Paul Kagame

President of the Republic of Rwanda

H.E William Ruto

Deputy President of Kenya

H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete

Former President, Tanzania

H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President, Nigeria

Beth Dunford

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

Bob Collymore

CEO Safaricom, Kenya

Charles John Tizeba

Minister of Agriculture – Tanzania

Chiji Ojukwu

Director, Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, AfDB

Dr. Agnes Kalibata

President, AGRA

Dr. Ousmane Badiane

Africa Director, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Dr. Simon Carter

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

Dr. Dominique Charron

Director of IDRC’s Agriculture and Environment program

Dr. Robert Delve

Senior Technical Specialist, Policy and Technical Division, IFAD

Dr. Rufaro Madakadze

Program Officer, Capacity Building, AGRA

Dr. Namanga Ngongi

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

Dr. Antony Chapoto

Research Director, (IAPRI)

Dr. David S. Ameyaw

Head: Strategy, Monitoring and Evaluation, AGRA

Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg

Director, AWARD

Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda

Chief Executive, FANRPAN

Dr. Tony Simons

Director General, ICRAF

Dr. Nteranya Sanginga

Director General, IITA

Dr. Martin Kropff

Director General, CIMMYT

Dr. Jimmy Smith

Director General, ILRI

Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze

President, IFAD

Dr. Rob Smith

Vice President, AGCO

Dr. Judith Rodin

President, Rockefeller Foundation

Dr. Shenggen Fan

Director General, IFPRI

Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki

CEO, NEPAD Agency

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina

President, African Development Bank

H.E. Rhoda Peace

Commissioner, Rural Economy and Agriculture, Africa Union

Ishmael Sunga

Chief Executive Officer, SACAU, South Africa

Jai Shroff

Executive Director – UPL Jason Scarpone – President – AFAP

James Mwangi

Chief Executive Officer of Equity Bank Kenya Limited

Kinyua M’Mbijjewe

Head of Corporate Affairs, Africa, Middle East, Syngenta

Khalid Bomba

Chief Executive Office, Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency

Moses M. Zinnah

Minister of Agriculture – Liberia

Mr. Joshua Nyamweya Oigara

Group CEO, KCB

Ms. Ertharin Cousin

Executive Director, World Food Programme

Mr. Svein Tore Holsether

President and CEO, YARA

Mr. Strive Masiyiwa

Chairman and Founder, Econet and Board Chair, AGRA

Ms. Gayle Smith

Administrator, USAID

Patrick Ngugi Njoroge

Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya

Prof. Thomas S. Jayne

University Foundation Professor, (MSU)

Rodger Voorhies

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

Sana F. K. Jatta

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

Sommanogo Koutou

Minister of animal resources & hydraulic Resources – Burkinafaso

Tarik Choho

Managing Director (Directeur Général Adjoint) at OCP SA

Tony Nsanganira

Minister, State Minister for Agriculture – Rwanda

Vincent Ssempijja

Minister of Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries- Uganda

Vimal Shah

Chief Executive Officer of Bidco Africa

William Asiko

Executive Director, Grow Africa

Willy Bett

Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and fisheries – Kenya



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Syngenta
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In collaboration with the Government of Kenya:

Government of Kenya


OUR SPONSORS

Platinum Sponsor

Kenya Commercial Bank

Other Sponsors

CocaCola
Kenya Airways
East Africa Trade Hub
Equity Bank
UPL
NIC Bank