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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
H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia
H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia
Dr. Agnes Kalibata
President, AGRA
Dr. Agnes Kalibata President, AGRA
Strive Masiyiwa,
Chairman & Founder, Econet
Strive Masiyiwa, Chairman & Founder, Econet
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina,
President, African Development Bank
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank
Hon. Klassou Komi,
Prime Minister of Togo
Hon. Klassou Komi, Prime Minister of Togo
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. 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)
Svein Tore Holsether, 
President & CEO, YARA
Svein Tore Holsether, President & CEO, YARA
Madam Josefa Sacko, African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture
Madam Josefa Sacko, African Union Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture
Dr. Lindiwe Sibanda, Vice President, Country Support and Delivery, AGRA
Dr. Lindiwe Sibanda, Vice President, Country Support and Delivery, AGRA
Tom Arnold, Director General for the Institute for International and European Affairs
Tom Arnold, Director General for the Institute for International and European Affairs
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. Ousmane Badiane, Africa Director, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Dr. Ousmane Badiane, Africa Director, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Sir Gordon Conway, Professor of International Development, Imperial College
Sir Gordon Conway, Professor of International Development, Imperial College
Chris Clubb, Managing Director, New Products And Knowledge, Convergence
Chris Clubb, Managing Director, New Products And Knowledge, Convergence
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)
Wanjiru Rutenburg, Director at African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)
Wanjiru Rutenburg, Director at African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)
Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI
Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI
Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin CEO, Ethiopia Commodity Exchange
Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin CEO, Ethiopia Commodity Exchange
Dr. Andrew Mude, Principal Economist, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Dr. Andrew Mude, Principal Economist, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Beauty Manake, Group CEO Kungo Farms
Beauty Manake, Group CEO Kungo Farms
Nuradin Osman, Managing Director Africa & the Middle East, AGCO
Nuradin Osman, Managing Director Africa & the Middle East, AGCO
Gary Collar, Senior Vice President & GM Asia-Pacific and Africa, AGCO
Gary Collar, Senior Vice President & GM Asia-Pacific and Africa, AGCO
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)
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)
Professor Peter Hazell, Visiting Professor, Imperial College London
Professor Peter Hazell, Visiting Professor, Imperial College London
Dr. Ruth Oniang'o, Founder and Executive Director of Rural Outreach Africa
Dr. Ruth Oniang'o, Founder and Executive Director of Rural Outreach Africa
Mr. Edwin Macharia, Partner and Regional Director, Africa, Dalberg
Mr. Edwin Macharia, Partner and Regional Director, Africa, Dalberg
Benjamin Schmerler, Senior Director, Philanthropy, Root Capital
Benjamin Schmerler, Senior Director, Philanthropy, Root Capital
Betty Kibaara, Associate Director at the Rockefeller Foundation, Africa Region Office
Betty Kibaara, Associate Director at the Rockefeller Foundation, Africa Region Office
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
Jennifer Blanke, Vice President Agriculture, Human and Social Development, AfDB Group
Jennifer Blanke, Vice President Agriculture, Human and Social Development, AfDB Group
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
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
Michael Hailu, Director, CTA
Michael Hailu, Director, CTA
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
Ms. Nachilala Nkombo, Interim Executive Director for Africa, ONE
Ms. Nachilala Nkombo, Interim Executive Director for Africa, ONE
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
Hon. Cristina Duarte, Minister of Finance, Cape Verde
Hon. Cristina Duarte, Minister of Finance, Cape Verde
Issa Martin Bikienga, former Minister of Agriculture, Burkina Faso
Issa Martin Bikienga, former Minister of Agriculture, Burkina Faso
Dr. Hamady Diop, Head of the Department of Research and Information Systems at Sub Regional Fisheries Commission
Dr. Hamady Diop, Head of the Department of Research and Information Systems at Sub Regional Fisheries Commission
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
Simeon Ehui, Agriculture Global Practice for Africa World-Bank.
Simeon Ehui, Agriculture Global Practice for Africa World-Bank.
Dr. Dominique Charron, Director, Agriculture and Environment, IDRC.
Dr. Dominique Charron, Director, Agriculture and Environment, IDRC.
Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, President and CEO, IGD
Dr. Mima Nedelcovych, President and CEO, IGD
Godfrey Nzamujo, Founder Songhai Center of Benin
Godfrey Nzamujo, Founder Songhai Center of Benin
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
Gary Vaughan-Smith, Chief Investment Officer at SilverStreet Capital LLP
Gary Vaughan-Smith, Chief Investment Officer at SilverStreet Capital LLP
Karim Sy, Founder, Jokkolabs
Karim Sy, Founder, Jokkolabs
Dr. Moustapha Cisse, Research Scientist, Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research
Dr. Moustapha Cisse, Research Scientist, Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research
Dr. ‘Wole Fatunbi, Lead Specialist: Innovation Systems and Partnership - FARA
Dr. ‘Wole Fatunbi, Lead Specialist: Innovation Systems and Partnership - FARA
Dr. Ashok Gulati, Infosys Chair Professor for Agriculture at Indian Council for Research for Research on International Economic Relations – ICRIER
Dr. Ashok Gulati, Infosys Chair Professor for Agriculture at Indian Council for Research for Research on International Economic Relations – ICRIER
Nick Austin,Director, Agricultural Development, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Nick Austin,Director, Agricultural Development, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Dr. Richard Ampadu-Ameyaw, Senior Research Scientist and Head of Division at Science and Technology Policy Research Institute – STEPRI of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – CSIR
Dr. Richard Ampadu-Ameyaw, Senior Research Scientist and Head of Division at Science and Technology Policy Research Institute – STEPRI of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – CSIR
Allison Greenberg, Manager, MERIAM Project, Action Against Hunger
Allison Greenberg, Manager, MERIAM Project, Action Against Hunger
Rositsa Zaimova, Founding member & Senior Project Manager  Dalberg Data Insights
Rositsa Zaimova, Founding member & Senior Project Manager Dalberg Data Insights
Zou Ciyong, Senior Advisor, Partnerships, UNIDO
Zou Ciyong, Senior Advisor, Partnerships, UNIDO
Adama Kone, Minister of Finance, Ivory Coast
Adama Kone, Minister of Finance, Ivory Coast
Awa Caba, Founder and CEO, Sooretul
Awa Caba, Founder and CEO, Sooretul