Promoting Responsible Agricultural Investments in Africa

The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, and Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars invite you to a dialogue on:

Promoting Responsible Agricultural Investments in Africa

Monday, October 22, 2012
2:00 – 4:00PM

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW – 6th Floor, Washington, D.C.

2:00PM     Welcome
• Steve McDonald, Director, Africa Program, Wilson Center

2:15PM     Panel I:  Perspectives from Mozambique on Responsible Investments in Agriculture. Moderator: Michele McNabb, President, Partnership to Cut Hunger & Poverty in Africa

• A Story of Two Contrasting Investments from  Mozambique – Dan Charles, NationalPublic Radio, Washington, D.C.

• Engaging Smallholder Farmers and Agribusinesses As Key Partners Along Value Chains –Carlos Moamba, USAID AgriFUTURO Project Mozambique

Question & Answer

3:00PM     Panel II:  Building Partnerships for Inclusive Investments. Moderator: Mima Nedelcovych, Partner, Schaffer Global Group

• Defining Principles for Responsible Agricultural Investments: Global Processes and Progress – Jordan Dey, Independent Consultant
• Forging Effective Public-Private Partnerships to Facilitate Responsible Agricultural Investments – Matthew Armah, COO, Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Ghana
• Making New Private Sector Investments Work for African Agriculture – Njack Kane, CEO, Novel Commodities, Geneva
• Encouraging Responsible Private Sector Investments in the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition –Paul Weisenfeld, Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau for Food Security, USAID

Question & Answer

4:00PM  Coffee and informal networking


The live webcast of the event will be available at:

One thought on “Promoting Responsible Agricultural Investments in Africa

  1. Just found this blog–sad I missed this event. I’m an AU graduate journalism student, and I recently started a blog on agriculture and food policy at Check it out 🙂

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