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Expanding Private Sector Investment and Public-Private Partnerships in African Agriculture and Nutrition

Date: 
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 14:00 - 17:15
Location:
CSIS B1 Conference Center, Room C
1800 K St. NW
Washington, DC 20006
 
Center for Strategic & International Studies and the Partnership to Cut Hunger & Poverty in Africa host:

 

Expanding Private Sector Investment and Public-Private Partnerships in African Agriculture and Nutrition

 
2:00-2:10 pm  Welcome and Opening Remarks
Ms. Johanna Nesseth Tuttle, Director, Global Food Security Project, and Vice President for Strategic Planning, CSIS
 
2:10-3:00 pm  Panel One: Agribusiness Development in Africa in a Time of Global Food Price Volatility 
Moderator: Ms. Johanna Nesseth Tuttle, Director, Global Food Security Project, and Vice President for Strategic Planning, CSIS
 
Panelists:
- Mr. Cyril Achcar, Managing Director, Groupe AMI, Mali
- Mr. Njack Kane, CEO, Novel
- Ms. Fostina Mani, Vice Chair and Kenya Director, Eastern African Grains Council 
 
3:00-4:15pm Panel Two: U.S. Government Partnerships with African Private Sector Partners
Moderators: Mr. Daniel Runde, Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, CSIS
Mr. Mima Nedelcovych, Board member, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa and Partner, Schaffer Global Group
Mr. Jason Bauer, Director, Private Sector Development, Millenium Challenge Corporation
 
Panelists:
- Mr. Sean de Cleene, Vice President, Africa Programs, YARA International
- Mr. Cris Muyunda, CEO, Alliance for Commodity Trade in Eastern and Southern Africa (ACTESA)
- Ms. Tjada McKenna, Director, Private Sector and Innovation Office, Bureau for Food Security, USAID
 
4:15-5:15pm  Panel Three: Market-Based Solutions to Nutrition and Links to Agriculture
Moderator: Ms. Susan Bornstein, Senior Director of Program Development, TechnoServe
 
Panelists:
- Representative, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)
- Mr. Jorge Casimiro, Director, International Public Affairs, Coca Cola
- Mr. Bruno Kistner, Nutrition Improvement Program, Nutritional Products Ltd, DSM (invited)
- Mr. Simon Winter, Senior Vice President, Development, TechnoServe
- Mr. Bruce Cogill, Chief of the Nutrition Division, USAID
 
 

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