Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Monday, October 25, 2010

Agriculture OUTLOOK

11-14 October. Africa Outlook.

The purpose of this conference was:

To acquire regional updates on the continent
To combine farmland and farming to maximise returns
To learn how to utilise your land to its full potential
To tap into the resources of Africa’s food security potential
To evaluate effective strategies to decrease the risk factors
To find out about new innovations in the biotech and bioenergy fields
To hear from top financial institutions on how to obtain finance for potential agricultural projects


  • Nixon BugoProgram Officer, Innovative Finance, Policy and Partnership Programs, AGRA-Alliance
  • Momodou CeesayManaging Director, GAMBIA HORTICULTURAL ENTERPRISES
  • Niel FittCoordinator Agricultural Hub, Ministry of Agriculture Botswana
  • Trevor GrantManaging Director, Omnia
  • Mr Humphrey HarrisonManaging Director, World Heritage Investments
  • Bello M. IliyasuAgriculture Officer, Department of Agriculture, Commerce and Industrial Development
  • Anup JagwaniDirector: Agriculture in Africa, International Finance Corporation
  • Ernst JanovskyGeneral Manager, ABSA Agribusiness
  • Evans KacelengaGeneral Manager, Pressethanol
  • Jagger KalyelyeHead of Agriculture, Stanbic Bank Zambia
  • Joseph MavuGeneral Manager: Vegetables and Fruit Division, Cairns Foods
  • Jethro MbauChairman, Afgri
  • Willem MeyerInvestment Manager, PSG- Zeder Investments
  • Zhann MeyerRegional Head for Commodity Traders and Agriculture for Africa, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Prof. Richard MkandawireAdvisor: Agriculture Food and Security, NEPAD- Agriculture And Food Security
  • James MulwanaDirector- Uganda, East African Development Bank
  • John MutorwaMinister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Ministry of Agriculture Namibia
  • Hon. Gideon NdambukiAssistant Minister of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture Kenya
  • Andrew NdishishiPermanent Secretary of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Ministry of Agriculture Namibia
  • Nelson NjikhoSpecialist, Agri-Investment and Advisory Services, First Merchant Bank, Malawi, First Merchant Bank
  • Daniel NyabutaAgriculture, Barclays
  • Abah OfonSoft Commodity Analyst, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Patrick OketaChief Investment Officer, African Agricultural Capital
  • Leslie OmariChairman, East African Fine Coffees Association
  • Susan PayneChief Executive Officer, Emergent Asset Management
  • Mahendra RaghunathSABC News Anchor and Producer, Chairperson
  • Karim SadekManaging Director, Citadel Capital
  • Meghan SappSectretary General, PANGEA- Partners for Euro-African Green Energy
  • Lucas SimonsDirector, New Foresight
  • Jaques TaylorHead: Agriculture, Standard Bank- Agribusiness
  • John WakiumuProgram Officer, Innovative Finance, Policy and Partnerships, AGRA-Alliance
  • Jerome YazbekGroup Chief Executive Officer, Farmsecure Technologies 

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