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Thematic Knowledge Event 2: Supporting Climate Resilience in African Agri-food Systems : Building Resilient Rural Economies for a Food Secure and Prosperous Africa

22/03/2022
Date: 
26/05/2022
Time: 
4:30pm - 6:30pm

Proposed Speakers

Setting the Scene

  • Dr. Andy Jarvis, Director of the Decision and Policy Analysis Area, International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

 Conversation Starters:

  • Mr. Kola Masha, CEO of Baban Gouna (Virtual)
  • Dr. Beth Dunford, Vice President, Agriculture and Social Development Complex, African Development Bank Group

Panelists:

  • H.E. Rabiou Abdou, Minister of Planning / Governor of Niger
  • Ms. Bjørg Sandkjær, State Secretary (International Development), Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Governor of Norway
  • Hon. Ukur Yatani Kanacho, Cabinet Secretary, The National Treasury and Planning / Governor of Kenya

Closing remarks:

  • Dr. Martin Fregene, Director for Agriculture and Agro-Industry, African Development Bank Group

Moderator:

  • Alan Kasujja, Lead presenter on BBC World Service’s Newsday program
Venue: 
Main Hall, AICC