Plenary Session 2: Building a Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Africa [AfDB]

Room: Lagos / Osun Meeting Room

ModeratorAbebe Shimeles, Acting Director, Development Research Department, AfDB 

Keynote Address
Christopher Barrett, Professor, Cornell University, USA

Panelists:

  • H.E. Mrs. Marie Jalloh, First Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Sierra Leone
  • Timothy Williams, Director for Africa, International Water Management Institute, Ghana
  • Gerardo Patacconi, Department of Agri-business Development, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • George Mavrotas, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Rapporteur: Amadou Boly, AfDB

Guidelines for Panel Discussion

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AEC 2016 : Plenary Session 2: Building a Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Africa (AfDB), 05 December 2016

“Our goal is clear: achieve food self-sufficiency for Africa in ten years, eliminate malnutrition and hunger and move Africa to the top of agricultural value chains.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

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