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Thursday, October 16 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Responding to Africa's Greatest Challenges: Promoting Science and Technology Innovations, Human Resource Capacity and Policy Advocacy

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Supporting policies to enhance Africa’s capacity to meet future food and economic needs & building functional partnerships for impactful agricultural development in Africa

Speakers
• Strive Masiyiwa, Founder and Chair, ECONET & Board Chair- Alliance for a Green Revolution in 
Africa (AGRA) (Invited)

• Robert T. Fraley, Chief Technology Officer, Monsanto Corporation and 2013 World Food Prize 
Laureate (Invited)

• Lindiwe Sibanda, CEO and Head of Mission, Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis 
Network (FANRPAN)

• Siela Maximova, CRDF Global Women In Science Fellow, Research Professor of Horticulture, The 
Pennsylvania State University

• Linley Chiwona-Karltun, Swedish Institute of Agricultural Sciences

• David Acker, Associate Dean, Academic & Global Programs – Iowa State University

• Diran Makinde, Director of AU/NEPAD’s ABNE Program


Presented by: AAPD, Monsanto, CRDF Global, Iowa State University, Michigan State University, SLU, SLU, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, NEPAD

RSVP to: agrnadvr@iastate.edu

Thursday October 16, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Dubuque Room Downtown Des Moines Marriott (3rd Floor)

Attendees (21)