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

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· Stage
Welcome Remarks, Setting the Tone: ‘’Transforming Africa’s Agriculture and Nutrition Landscape: The Journey so Far’’, and Keynote Address: “Creating an Enabling Ecosystem for Africa to Nourish the World”
2020-11-24T13:00:00Z 2020-11-24T14:30:00Z Africa/Algiers Welcome+Remarks%2C+Setting+the+Tone%3A+%E2%80%98%E2%80%99Transforming+Africa%E2%80%99s+Agriculture+and+Nutrition+Landscape%3A+The+Journey+so+Far%E2%80%99%E2%80%99%2C+and+Keynote+Address%3A+%E2%80%9CCreating+an+Enabling+Ecosystem+for+Africa+to+Nourish+the+World%E2%80%9D Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Agricultural Development & Economic Transformation: Global Eye View
Christopher Brett
2020-11-24T14:40:00Z 2020-11-24T15:40:00Z Africa/Algiers Agricultural+Development+%26+Economic+Transformation%3A+Global+Eye+View Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Leveraging Technology & Innovation to Leapfrog
OLUGBENGA OGUNMOYELA Mark Nelson Maneshree Jugmohan-Naidu
2020-11-24T14:40:00Z 2020-11-24T15:40:00Z Africa/Algiers Leveraging+Technology+%26+Innovation+to+Leapfrog Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The Impact of Big Data on the Food Ecosystem
Jessica Fanzo Simon Winter Dr. Daniel Asare-Kyei
2020-11-24T14:40:00Z 2020-11-24T15:40:00Z Africa/Algiers The+Impact+of+Big+Data+on+the+Food+Ecosystem Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Africa’s Rebirth: The Role of Agriculture in Economic Transformation
Sami Khan Uche Orji Atsuko Toda Kees Verbeek
2020-11-24T15:43:00Z 2020-11-24T16:30:00Z Africa/Algiers Africa%E2%80%99s+Rebirth%3A+The+Role+of+Agriculture+in+Economic+Transformation Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Women in Agriculture
Betty Kibaara Elohor Mercy Diebiru-Ojo Vicki Wilde Carla Dominique Denizard
2020-11-24T15:43:00Z 2020-11-24T16:30:00Z Africa/Algiers Women+in+Agriculture Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Nourishing Africa: Building Ecosystems of Support for Africa’s SMEs
Lesego Holzapfel Chidinma Lawanson Sunday Silungwe C.D. Glin Olagoke Balogun
2020-11-24T15:43:00Z 2020-11-24T16:30:00Z Africa/Algiers Nourishing+Africa%3A+Building+Ecosystems+of+Support+for+Africa%E2%80%99s+SMEs Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Food Entrepreneurs in Africa: Scaling Resilient Agriculture Businesses ‘’Food Entrepreneurs in Africa: Scaling Resilient Agriculture Businesses’’
Lawrence  Haddad
2020-11-24T16:35:00Z 2020-11-24T16:43:00Z Africa/Algiers Food+Entrepreneurs+in+Africa%3A+Scaling+Resilient+Agriculture+Businesses+%E2%80%98%E2%80%99Food+Entrepreneurs+in+Africa%3A+Scaling+Resilient+Agriculture+Businesses%E2%80%99%E2%80%99 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Remarks and Vote of Thanks
2020-11-24T16:45:00Z 2020-11-24T16:59:00Z Africa/Algiers Closing+Remarks+and+Vote+of+Thanks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking Event – Platform Open
2020-11-24T16:59:00Z 2020-11-24T20:00:00Z Africa/Algiers Networking+Event+%E2%80%93+Platform+Open Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Sami Khan

Director: Strategy Food & Agribusiness, CDC Group plc

Agnes Kalibata

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

Uche Orji

CEO/MD, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority

Atsuko Toda

Director, Agricultural Finance & Rural Development, African Development Bank

Christopher Brett

Lead Agribusiness Specialist, World Bank

Lesego Holzapfel

Founder and CEO, Bokamoso Impact Investments

Betty Kibaara

Director, Food Initiative, The Rockefeller Foundation


Lead Consultant, Glytabs Consulting Limited

Jessica Fanzo

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Sunday Silungwe

Co-Founder and Director of Marketing, Good Nature Agro

Chidinma Lawanson

Country Manager Nigeria, Mastercard Foundation

Elohor Mercy Diebiru-Ojo

Assistant Specialist, Cassava Seeds Systems, IITA

Carla Dominique Denizard

Regional Leader for West Africa, World Vision International

Dr. Daniel Asare-Kyei

CEO, Esoko

Kees Verbeek

Chief Representative Officer, Rabobank Kenya

Simon Winter

Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture

Maneshree Jugmohan-Naidu

Director: Biotechnology, South African Department of Science and Innovation

Mark Nelson

Managing Director, Context Global Development

Olagoke Balogun

CEO, So Fresh Nigeria

Lawrence Haddad

Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

C.D. Glin

President and CEO, U.S African Development Foundation

Vicki Wilde

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

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