Speakers and Themes at the Africa Food Security Conference


1st Annual Africa Food Security Conferencewill beheld at the Eka Hotel on the 19th– 20th of November in Nairobi Kenya.

AFSC 2012 is a regionally focused forum that aims to bring the interrelated parties together for discussions that will refocus food security issues in Africa in alignment with the continent’s requirement.  The forum aims to generate discussions on how consistent and accurate investment in agriculture, rural development, development aid, research and innovation can be increased because for most countries in Africa a healthy agricultural sector is essential to overcome hunger and poverty and is a pre-requisite for overall economic growth.  Food security solutions in Africa should become visionary, long-term and sustainable

Some of the speakers at AFSC-2012 will be;

  1. Andy Watt, Head of Large Scale Farming, Syngenta
  2. Amadou C. Kanoute,Executive Director, CICODEV Africa
  3. Richard Munang , Policy &Programme Coordinator, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  4. Dr. Lusike A. Wasilwa, AssistantDirector, Horticulture and Industrial CropsKenya Agricultural Research Institute
  5. Dr. Jacob Wanyama, Regional Coordinator, Life Africa Trust
  6. Vera Florida Mugittu,Managing Director, Muvek Development Solutions Ltd
  7. Robert Mburia, Environmental Health Educator,Climate Emergency Institute
  8. NtombiMsimang,Managing Director,Peulwana Agricultural Financial Services
  9. SulaimanKhan, Managing Director , Creed

10.  Steven Humphreys, Staple Foods Component Leader, USAID/Compete Program

11.  Hon. Eng Christopher Chiza, Minister of Agriculture,Food and Cooperatives Republic of Tanzania

Held under the theme of seeking long-term commitment to end hunger in Africa, Key Discussion pointsat the AFSC-2012 will include;

  1. The Regulatory Perspective
  2. Strengthening the Farmers’ Capacities
  3. Increasing land productivity
  4. Enhancing the Product

There will also be a chance among others for delegates to network with their counterparts from other African countries as well as interact with exhibitors who will be promoting their new products and services to the industry.

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