Plenary session 3: Fostering Agro-Allied Industrialization through Regional Value Chains [UNECA]

Room: Lagos / Osun Meeting Room

Moderator: Adam Elhiraika, Director of Macroeconomic Policy Division, ECA

Keynote Address
Ousmane Badiane, Director for Africa, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Panelists:

  • Hanaa Gamal El Hilaly, Managing Director and Board Member, AMWAL and member of the high level ‘Independent Team of Experts’, United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
  • Argent Chuula, CEO, Alliance for commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa, a specialist Agency of COMESA, Zambia
  • Adama Ekberg Coulibaly , Chief, Food Security,  Agriculture and Land Section, ECA

Rapporteur: Kitty Persson, ECA , William Davis, ECA

Guidelines for the deliberations

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AEC 2016 : Plenary session 3: Fostering Agro-Allied Industrialization through Regional Value Chains (UNECA), 06 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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