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Sahel at 10 Virtual Conference: Zero Hunger - Africa’s Private Sector Driving Innovation & Growth

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Uche Orji

CEO/MD, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority

Agnes Kalibata

President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Kees Verbeek

Chief Representative Officer, Rabobank Kenya

C.D. Glin

President and CEO, U.S African Development Foundation

Lawrence Haddad

Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Mark Nelson

Managing Director, Context Global Development

Chidinma Lawanson

Country Manager Nigeria, Mastercard Foundation

Simon Winter

Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture

Maneshree Jugmohan-Naidu

Director: Biotechnology, South African Department of Science and Innovation

Sunday Silungwe

Co-Founder and Director of Marketing, Good Nature Agro

Carla Dominique Denizard

Regional Leader for West Africa, World Vision International

Elohor Mercy Diebiru-Ojo

Assistant Specialist, Cassava Seeds Systems, IITA

Olagoke Balogun

CEO, So Fresh Nigeria

Atsuko Toda

Director, Agricultural Finance & Rural Development, African Development Bank

Jessica Fanzo

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins University


Lead Consultant, Glytabs Consulting Limited

Betty Kibaara

Director, Food Initiative, The Rockefeller Foundation

Lesego Holzapfel

Founder and CEO, Bokamoso Impact Investments

Christopher Brett

Lead Agribusiness Specialist, World Bank

Vicki Wilde

Senior Program Officer, Agricultural Development, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Sami Khan

Director: Strategy Food & Agribusiness, CDC Group plc

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