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Nov 21
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10:00 - 11:00 60 mins
Track 1
Financing agriculture to enhance export capacity for agricultural value chains in Nigeria.
  • Nneka Eze - Partner, Co Lead Global Agriculture & Food Security, Dalberg Global Advisors
  • Abdourahmane Diop - Investment Manager, D. Capital Partners, Dalberg Global Advisors
  • Chiji Ojukwu - Director, Agriculture & Agro-industry Department, AfDB
  • Eze Nwakanma - Head Agribusiness, Union Bank
  • Kunle Falope - Co-founder, Cedar Farmers Cooperative
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11:00 - 12:00 60 mins
Track 1
Achieving a sustainable revitalization of rice production in West Africa through Public Private Partnerships
  • Busuyi Okeowo - Deputy Team Leader, GEMS4
  • Moderator Nneka Eze - Partner, Co Lead Global Agriculture & Food Security, Dalberg Global Advisors
  • Shaibu Abraham Attah - Associate Scientist (Rice Seed Expert), Africa Rice Center
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12:00 - 12:45 45 mins
Track 1
The role of policy in shaping the future of Agriculture in Nigeria
  • Dan Argundi - Member - House Of Representatives, Committee On Agriculture Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Olumide Lawson - Partner, Sahel Capital
  • Abdulkarim Kaita, MD Dangote Farms Ltd.
  • Olatunde Oderinde - Team Leader, MADE
  • Adekunle Ige - Hon. Commissioner for Agriculture, Osun State Ministry of Agriculture
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10:00 - 11:00 60 mins
Track 2
NRI/University of Greenwich UK Technology Workshop On Cassava Processing
  • Louise Abayomi - Senior Representative, NRI/University of Greenwich
  • Andrew Westby - Director of Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich
  • Ben Bennett - Deputy Director of NRI, University of Greenwich
  • Lateef Oladimeji Sanni - Dean, College of Food Science and Human Ecology (COLFHEC), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • Kolawole Adebayo - Director of Directorate Grants Management, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta
  • Jan Priebe - Senior Research Fellow, NRI/University of Greenwich
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11:00 - 12:00 60 mins
Track 2
NRI/University of Greenwich UK Technology Workshop On Cassava Processing
  • Louise Abayomi - Senior Representative, NRI/University of Greenwich
  • Andrew Westby - Director of Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich
  • Ben Bennett - Deputy Director of NRI, University of Greenwich
  • Lateef Oladimeji Sanni - Dean, College of Food Science and Human Ecology (COLFHEC), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • Kolawole Adebayo - Director of Directorate Grants Management, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta
  • Jan Priebe - Senior Research Fellow, NRI/University of Greenwich
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12:00 - 12:45 45 mins
Track 2
Opportunities in the poultry industry, & the potential impact on national GDP
  • Kayode Oyeleye DVM - Technical Adviser To the Honourable minister of Agriculture Nigeria, Ministry of Agriculture, Nigeria
  • Enene Ejembi, Verbatim Virtual Solutions
  • Ganiat Tijani - Agricultural Input Intervention Manager, Market Development in Niger Delta (MADE)
  • Kola Masha - Managing Director, Doreo Partners
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14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Networking Break
Networking Break
14:30 - 15:15 45 mins
Track 1
The role of government in fostering public private partnerships in the Agricultural sector
  • Adekunle Ige - Hon. Commissioner for Agriculture, Osun State Ministry of Agriculture
  • Lynda Hennang Shekinah Barau - Plateau State Commissioner for Agriculture, Plateau State Commissioner for Agriculture
  • Ani Charles Bassey - Eyo - Co-Founder, SEHAI Foods Ltd., CEO, LANI Group
  • Shimite Bello - Executive Secretary, Delta State Agency
  • Olajide Basorun - Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Lagos State
  • Olayiwole Onasanya - Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture
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15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Track 1
The role of insurance in promoting innovation in the agricultural industry
  • Rasheedat Adebisi - Senior Representative, AXA Mansard Insurance
  • Ebby Luvaga - Professor, Iowa State University
  • Yinka Adaramola - Principal Manager, Zenith General Insurance Co. Ltd
  • Yewande Kazeem - CEO, Wandieville Media
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15:45 - 16:30 45 mins
Track 1
The role of regulatory agencies in ensuring zero rejects of agric produce in cross border trade
  • Heather Akanni - Technical Adviser to Hon. Minister of Agriculture FMARD (Quality control & standards), FMARD
  • Stella Denloye - County officer, FMARD
  • Akintunde Sawyerr - Managing Partner, ALTS Consulting
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14:30 - 15:00 30 mins
Track 2
The impact of Certified Seed varieties on yield & profitability in the potato, yam,and cassava value chains
  • P.O. Ojo - Director General, National Seed Council Nigeria
  • Hemant Nitturkar - Project Director, Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated Cassava Seed System in Nigeria (BASICS)
  • Julian Smith - International Partnership & Plant Health, FERA UK
  • Godwin Asumugha, National Root Crops Research Institute
  • William Scott - Senior Representative, Dexis Consulting/ Aglandinvest
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15:00 - 15:15 15 mins
Track 2
Agribusiness lessons from the Malawi sweet fleshed potato industry
  • William Scott - Senior Representative, Dexis Consulting/ Aglandinvest
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15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Track 2
Ghana’s Planting for Food and Jobs initiative
15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
Track 2
Ghana’s Planting for Food and Jobs initiative