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Noor Ullah

Agribusiness Investment Specialist at the Asian Development Bank

Gilles Mettetal

Member of the Supervisory Board at Nibulon

Ben Leyka

CEO of the African Agri Council

Julia Barton-Hill

CEO of Bellcrescent Partners

Gert Botes

Content Director at the African Agri Council

Subhadeep Sanyal

Partner at Omnivore

Tapfuma Musewe

Founder of Afrifursa

Moses Abukari

Regional Programme Manager at IFAD

Jari Matero

Associate Director at Finnfund

Richard Ofori-Mante

Division Manager - Agriculture and Rural Finance at AfDB

Michael Sudarkasa

CEO of Africa Business Group

Volodymyr Slavinskyi

Deputy General Director of Trade at Nibulon

Vanessa Adams

VP Strategic Partnerships, and COP Partnership for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation in Africa at AGRA

Bruno Carvalho Arruda

Economic affairs, Agriculture, BRICS and IBSA Manager at the Embassy of Brazil in South Africa

Robyn O'Brien

Co-founder of rePlant Capital

Mezuo Nwuneli

Managing Partner at Sahel Capital

Michelle Adelman

CEO of Accite Holdings

Kornelia Iipinge

SADC Renewable Energy Entrepreneurship Support Facility Coordinator at SACREEE

Gaetan Herinckx

Manager – SME/Corporate Funding Solution at BIO

Cherrie Atilano

President and CEO of AGREA Agricultural System International

Sabdiyo Dido

Head of Gender and Inclusiveness at AGRA

Rémi Burdairon

Principal at Atria Trade Investments

Cobus Visagie

Group CEO at African Merchant Capital

Anne Keppler

Regional Director for Southern Africa at DEG Invest

Roux Wildenboer

Head of Agriculture at Absa Corporate and Investment Banking

Thaven Naidoo

Southern Africa Regional Coordinator at PFAN

Tsitsi Musasike

Energy, Environment & ICT Manager at the Development Bank of Southern Africa

Nuradin Osman

President and CEO of Grosso Foods

Uche Olukoju

VP - Business Operations at AirSmat

Thulasizwe Mkhabela

Group Executive - Agricultural Economics at the Agricultural Research Council

Gerhard Visagie

CEO of AgVentures

Deji Adebusoye

Principal at Sahel Capital

Stephen Awuah

Senior Manager for Ghana at Farrelly & Mitchell

Luis Rua

Market Access and Intelligence Manager at the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA)


Agricultural Investment Directorate Director at the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture


Ambassador at the Embassy of Ethiopia in South Africa

Simone Sala

Senior Technical Specialist, ICT for Development at IFAD

Johannes Buschmeier

Managing Director & CEO at Agriculture and Finance Consultants (AFC)

Quentin Rukingama

Managing Partner at JBQ Africa

Anna Sophia Rainer

Africa Manager at the German Agribusiness Alliance

Aliyu Abdulhameed

Managing Director at NIRSAL

Gijs Langeveld

International Food Waste Expert & Co-founder of Beyond Food Waste

Custodio Mucavele

Country Programme Officer for IFAD Mozambique

Sarah El Ouadili

Senior Investment Officer - Agriculture Finance at the African Development Bank Group

Malachy Mitchell

Co-founder and Managing Director at Farrelly & Mitchell

Roger Frank

Managing Director at Innovare Advisors

Wojtek Boniaszczuk

Regional Agribusiness Head at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Pavel Bordioug

CEO of NXT Farms

Najeeb ALHumaid

Saudi Arabia Regional Manager at Farrelly & Mitchell

Wynand Espach

COO at Agricolleges International

Sebastian Lesch

Head of the Agriculture Department at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Brian Kapotwe

Country Programme Officer at IFAD Zambia

Nikolay Gorbachov

President of the Ukrainian Grain Association

Jan Willem Van Casteren

Director at eProd Solutions

Nate Halverson

Journalist, Reporter and Producer at Reveal

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