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uhuru-kenyatta

H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta

President of the Republic of Kenya

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paul-kagame

H.E. Paul Kagame

President of the Republic of Rwanda

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william-ruto

H.E 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

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Bob Collymore

CEO Safaricom, Kenya

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Charles John Tizeba

Minister of Agriculture – Tanzania

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Chiji Ojukwu

Director, Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, AfDB

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Dr. Agnes Kalibata

President, AGRA

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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)

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Dr. David S. Ameyaw

Head: Strategy, Monitoring and Evaluation, AGRA

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Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg

Director, AWARD

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lindiwe

Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda

Chief Executive, FANRPAN

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Dr. Tony Simons, Director General ICRAF

Dr. Tony Simons

Director General, ICRAF

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nteranya

Dr. Nteranya Sanginga

Director General, IITA

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Martin Kropff

Dr. Martin Kropff

Director General, CIMMYT

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jimmy

Dr. Jimmy Smith

Director General, ILRI

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Kanayo F. Nwanze

Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze

President, IFAD

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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

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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

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Jai Shroff

Executive Director – UPL Jason Scarpone – President – AFAP

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james-mwangi

James Mwangi

Chief Executive Officer of Equity Bank Kenya Limited

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Kinyua M’Mbijjewe

Head of Corporate Affairs, Africa, Middle East, Syngenta

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Khalid-Bomba

Khalid Bomba

Chief Executive Office, Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency

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Moses M. Zinnah

Minister of Agriculture – Liberia

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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

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Gayle-Smith

Ms. Gayle Smith

Administrator, USAID

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Patrick Ngugi Njoroge

Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya

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Prof. Thomas S. Jayne

University Foundation Professor, (MSU)

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rodger-voorhies

Rodger Voorhies

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

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sana-jatta

Sana F. K. Jatta

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

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somanogo-koutou

Sommanogo Koutou

Minister of animal resources & hydraulic Resources – Burkinafaso

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Tarik Choho

Managing Director (Directeur Général Adjoint) at OCP SA

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tony-nsanganira

Tony Nsanganira

Minister, State Minister for Agriculture – Rwanda

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Vincent Ssempijja

Minister of Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries- Uganda

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vimal-shah

Vimal Shah

Chief Executive Officer of Bidco Africa

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william-asiko

William Asiko

Executive Director, Grow Africa

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Willy Bett

Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and fisheries – Kenya

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