The ALN Co-Founders and Eminent Leaders

Dr. Akinwuni A. Adesina 
President, the African Development Bank and Chairperson of ALN
 

His Excellency John Kufuor 
Former President of Ghana, Co-Chair of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition

His Excellency Moussa Faki Mahamat 
Chairperson of the African Union

The Late Mr. Kofi Annan (1938 – 2018) 
Former UN Secretary General

Her Excellency Graça Machel 
Former First Lady of South Africa, Founder of Graça Machel Trust

Mr. Bill Gates 
Co-chair and Trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Mr. Aliko Dangote 
President/Chairman of the Dangote Group and founder of Aliko Dangote Foundation

Ambassador Kenneth Quinn 
President of the World Food Prize Foundation

Dr. Rajiv Shah 
President of Rockefeller Foundation

Ms. Jamie Cooper 
Chair and President, Big Win Philanthropy

Mrs. Amira Elfadil 
Commissioner for Social Affairs, African Union

The ALN’s 2018 Nutrition Champions

His Excellency Hery Rajaonarimampianina,
President of Madagascar

His Majesty King Letsie III
of the Kingdom of Lesotho and African Union Nutrition Champion

Dr. Howarth Bouis
Acting CEO of HarvestPlus