Join key players in Africa’s humanitarian aid and development sector at 2nd Aid & Development Africa Summit in Nairobi, Kenya

With Aid & Development Africa Summit fast approaching, Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) is excited to share the agenda and recently confirmed speakers, who will deliver invaluable insight into technological innovations and best practice to improve aid delivery and development strategy in sub-Saharan East Africa.

Taking place on 28 February – 1 March 2017 at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, the Summit will bring together 300+ representatives from UN and government agencies, NGOs, donors, development banks and the private sector.

By attending Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017 you will gain practical advice from over 70 speakers and discover innovations in humanitarian logistics, emergency response, health & WASH, ICT & Data, climate-resilient agriculture, infrastructure & camp management. Debate lessons learned from the recent drought crisis and hear latest trends and update on procurement and financing of development and aid programmes in sub-Saharan East Africa. The participants will hear about data strategy and ICT developments to support Sustainable Development Goals, health resilience and emergency communication in the region.

Recently confirmed speakers at Aid & Development Africa Summit include:

  • Diarietou Gaye, Country Director for Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, World Bank
  • Mamadou Biteye, Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation
  • Thomas Chiramba, Country Director, Kenya, UN HABITAT
  • Peter Vowles, Country Director, Kenya, DFID
  • Jack Kaburu, Manager, Global Knowledge & Information Management, Catholic Relief Services
  • Eunice Ndonga-Githinji, Executive Director, Refugee Consortium of Kenya
  • Mark Carrato, Chief, Office of Economic Growth, Kenya and East Africa, USAID
  • Adrian van der Knaap, Deputy Regional Director East Africa, World Food Programme
  • Ida Jeng, Director, Global Communication and Strategy, Refugees United (REFUNITE)
  • Gift Malunga, Deputy Representative, UNFPA
  • Eric Githinji, Senior Procurement and Grants Manager, RTI International
  • Muhumed Dubow, Emergency Specialist, UNICEF
  • Abdihakim Hassan Shuriye, Asset Management, United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

For more information about Summit agenda and speakers, visit

The participants will benefit from 8+ hours of structured networking sessions with key players in Africa’s humanitarian aid and development sector in order to strengthen foundation for effective collaboration and influence regional development and humanitarian goals.

To register your participation at the Aid & Development Africa Summit 2017, click here. Please note that places are limited.

For all enquiries, please contact Alina O’Keeffe, Head of Marketing, Aid & International Development Forum at marketing [at]

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