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H.E. Alassane Ouattara, President of Côte d'Ivoire
H.E. Alassane Ouattara, President of Côte d'Ivoire
Hon. Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire
Hon. Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire
Hon Mamadou Coulibaly, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Côte d'Ivoire
Hon Mamadou Coulibaly, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Côte d'Ivoire
H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo Former President, Nigeria
H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo Former President, Nigeria
H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
Former President, Tanzania
H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Former President, Tanzania
Dr. Agnes Kalibata
President, AGRA
Dr. Agnes Kalibata President, AGRA
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina,
President, African Development Bank
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank
Gilbert Houngbo, President, IFAD
Gilbert Houngbo, President, IFAD
David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme
David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme
José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of FAO
José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of FAO
Dr. Roberto Ridolfi, Director of the European Commission for Sustainable Growth and Development at DG for International Cooperation and Development
Dr. Roberto Ridolfi, Director of the European Commission for Sustainable Growth and Development at DG for International Cooperation and Development
Mr. Strive Masiyiwa
Chairman & Founder, Econet
Mr. Strive Masiyiwa Chairman & Founder, Econet
African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture
African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture
Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki
CEO, NEPAD Agency
Dr. Ibrahim Mayaki CEO, NEPAD Agency
Rodger Voorhies, Managing Director of the Agricultural Development, Financial Services for the Poor, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene teams within the Global Development Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Rodger Voorhies, Managing Director of the Agricultural Development, Financial Services for the Poor, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene teams within the Global Development Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Dr. Joachim von Braun, Director of the Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn University
Dr. Joachim von Braun, Director of the Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn University
Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, 
former President, IFAD & inaugural Africa Food Prize winner
Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, former President, IFAD & inaugural Africa Food Prize winner
Dr. Stefan Schmitz, Division Head, Rural Development and Food Security, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Dr. Stefan Schmitz, Division Head, Rural Development and Food Security, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Chris Clubb, Managing Director, New Products And Knowledge, Convergence
Chris Clubb, Managing Director, New Products And Knowledge, Convergence
Tom Arnold, Director General for the Institute for International and European Affairs
Tom Arnold, Director General for the Institute for International and European Affairs
Wanjiru Rutenburg, Director at African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)
Wanjiru Rutenburg, Director at African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)
Svein Tore Holsether, 
President & CEO, YARA
Svein Tore Holsether, President & CEO, YARA
Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin CEO, Ethiopia Commodity Exchange
Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin CEO, Ethiopia Commodity Exchange
Sir Gordon Conway, Professor of International Development, Imperial College
Sir Gordon Conway, Professor of International Development, Imperial College
Beauty Manake, Group CEO Kungo Farms
Beauty Manake, Group CEO Kungo Farms
Prof. Richard Mkandawire, Vice President of the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP)
Prof. Richard Mkandawire, Vice President of the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP)
Dr. Ousmane Badiane, Africa Director, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Dr. Ousmane Badiane, Africa Director, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Dr. Alex Ariho, CEO, African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN)
Dr. Alex Ariho, CEO, African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN)
Thomas Jayne, University Foundation Professor of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University
Thomas Jayne, University Foundation Professor of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University
Dr. Ertharin Cousin, Distinguished fellow of global agriculture at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs
John Ulimwengu, Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
John Ulimwengu, Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Dr. Andrew Mude, Principal Economist, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Dr. Andrew Mude, Principal Economist, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Nuradin Osman, Managing Director Africa & the Middle East, AGCO
Nuradin Osman, Managing Director Africa & the Middle East, AGCO
Dr. Ruth Oniang'o, Founder and Executive Director of Rural Outreach Africa
Dr. Ruth Oniang'o, Founder and Executive Director of Rural Outreach Africa
Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI
Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI
Benjamin Schmerler, Senior Director, Philanthropy, Root Capital
Benjamin Schmerler, Senior Director, Philanthropy, Root Capital
Gary Collar, Senior Vice President & GM Asia-Pacific and Africa, AGCO
Gary Collar, Senior Vice President & GM Asia-Pacific and Africa, AGCO
Professor Sheryl L Hendriks, Professor of Food Security, Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Professor Sheryl L Hendriks, Professor of Food Security, Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Debisi Araba, Regional Director for Africa at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Debisi Araba, Regional Director for Africa at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Paul Andrew, CEO of Cros Agro Allied Ltd
Paul Andrew, CEO of Cros Agro Allied Ltd
Ivan Mbowa, Co-founder & CEO of Umati Capital
Ivan Mbowa, Co-founder & CEO of Umati Capital
Dr Ayan Mahamoud, IDDRSI Platform Coordinator for Regional Programming and KM
Dr Ayan Mahamoud, IDDRSI Platform Coordinator for Regional Programming and KM
Aly-Khan Jamal , Partner, Director Agriculture & Food Security, Energy, Frontier Market Investment - ‎Dalberg Global Development Advisors, London
Aly-Khan Jamal , Partner, Director Agriculture & Food Security, Energy, Frontier Market Investment - ‎Dalberg Global Development Advisors, London
Betty Kibaara, Associate Director at the Rockefeller Foundation, Africa Region Office
Betty Kibaara, Associate Director at the Rockefeller Foundation, Africa Region Office
Naoko Koyama-Blanc, Partner, Dalberg
Naoko Koyama-Blanc, Partner, Dalberg
Joe Studwell, Author, Journalist
Joe Studwell, Author, Journalist
Katarina Kahlmann, Regional Director, West Africa Technoserve
Katarina Kahlmann, Regional Director, West Africa Technoserve
Dr. Maruthi Prasanna, Director, CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program
Dr. Maruthi Prasanna, Director, CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program
Marcel de Souza, President, ECOWAS
Marcel de Souza, President, ECOWAS
Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility
Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility
Issa Martin Bikienga, former Minister of Agriculture, Burkina Faso
Issa Martin Bikienga, former Minister of Agriculture, Burkina Faso
Dr. Hamady Diop, Head Department of Research and Information Systems, West Africa Sub
Dr. Hamady Diop, Head Department of Research and Information Systems, West Africa Sub
Sana Jatta, Regional Director, IFAD
Sana Jatta, Regional Director, IFAD
Dr. Souleymane Ouedraogo, CILSS
Dr. Souleymane Ouedraogo, CILSS
H.E. Dr. Eyasu Abraha Alle, Minister of Agriculture, Republic of Ethiopia
H.E. Dr. Eyasu Abraha Alle, Minister of Agriculture, Republic of Ethiopia
Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chair of the African Union Commission
Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chair of the African Union Commission
Dr. Dominique Charron, Director, Agriculture and Environment, IDRC.
Dr. Dominique Charron, Director, Agriculture and Environment, IDRC.
Jean Louis Billon, Chairman, SIFCA
Jean Louis Billon, Chairman, SIFCA
Godfrey Nzamujo, Founder Songhai Center of Benin
Godfrey Nzamujo, Founder Songhai Center of Benin
Awa Caba, Founder and CEO, Sooretul
Awa Caba, Founder and CEO, Sooretul
Simeon Ehui, Agriculture Global Practice for Africa World-Bank.
Simeon Ehui, Agriculture Global Practice for Africa World-Bank.
Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, President and CEO, IGD
Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, President and CEO, IGD
Michael Hailu, Director, CTA
Michael Hailu, Director, CTA
Adama Kone, Minister of Finance, Ivory Coast
Adama Kone, Minister of Finance, Ivory Coast
Hon. Cristina Duarte, Minister of Finance, Cape Verde
Hon. Cristina Duarte, Minister of Finance, Cape Verde
Ghislain Auger, Financial Advisor at Dévelopement International Desjardins
Ghislain Auger, Financial Advisor at Dévelopement International Desjardins
Dr. J. Scott Angle, President & CEO, IFDC
Dr. J. Scott Angle, President & CEO, IFDC
Sunil Sanghvi, Senior Partner/ Director,  McKinsey & Co.
Sunil Sanghvi, Senior Partner/ Director, McKinsey & Co.
Mostafa Terrab, Chairman, OCP Group
Mostafa Terrab, Chairman, OCP Group
Geoffrey Kirenga,CEO, SAGCOT
Geoffrey Kirenga,CEO, SAGCOT
Daniel Hulls, CEO, AgDevCo
Daniel Hulls, CEO, AgDevCo
Zou Ciyong, Senior Advisor, Partnerships, UNIDO
Zou Ciyong, Senior Advisor, Partnerships, UNIDO
Professor Peter Hazell
Professor Peter Hazell
Karim Sy, Founder, Jokkolabs
Karim Sy, Founder, Jokkolabs
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