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Putting Principles into Action: Perspectives from African Public and Private Sector Leaders

Date: 
Monday, March 1, 2010 - 15:00 - 17:00
Location:
US Capitol Visitor Center, Room 208/209
 
Congressional Staff Briefing:
 

Putting Principles into Action: Perspectives from African Public and Private Sector Leaders on Accelerating Agricultural Development and Food Security

 
Moderated by H.E. Bockari Stevens, Ambassador of Sierra Leone to the United States & Mary Chambliss, former Deputy Administrator, USDA/FAS
 
3:00pm: Introduction - Julie Howard, Executive Director - Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa
 
Africa's Commitment to Food Security: CAADP Implementation Program - Boaz Blackie Keizire, CAADP Implementation Specialist, Africa Union Commission
 
Telling the Story in Their Own Words: Opportunities for Overcoming Africa's Food Insecurity
     - Aly Abou-Sabaa, Director of Agriculture and Agro-industry, African Development Bank
     - Belete Beyene, Managing Director, Hilina Enriched Foods, Ethiopia
     - Lynette Chen, CEO, NEPAD Business Foundation
     - Paul Jourdan, former CEO, Mintek, South Africa's national minerals
research agency
     - Nozipho Ndiweni, CEO, No-Line Communications & Producer, SABC
Living Land Series
 
4:30pm: Discussion / Questions & Answers
 
Closing Remarks - Connie Veillette, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
 
5:00pm: Program Adjourns

 

 

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