The 2nd Annual-Africa Agri-Finance Forum (AAFF) is scheduled for 17th & 18th September 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. The forum theme is: Innovations that will Transform Africa Agri Finance.
This annual flagship event will seek to showcase solutions that will close the productivity gap as a stride toward alleviation agri-finance achieves in the continent. Whether it is to increase yields, save water, improve soil health, produce renewable energy or simply increase know how, there will be myriad of solutions to showcase at forum to help food producers across the animal production, aquaculture, and crop production and horticulture industries.
At this event, some members of the AgriProFocus network are participating and speaking during sessions.
Find out the list of speakers below and you can register here.
List of speakers:
Torben Lundsgaard, Team Leader Adaptation to Climate Change in Northern Kenya, GIZ
Tom Opapa Director, Global Institutional Partnerships – Africa Kickstart International
Richard Munang, Africa Regional Climate Change Coordinator, UN Environment
Bart Casier, Regional director Trias East-Africa, Trias
Kimberly Tilock, Program Director, Global Communities
Wilfred Chepkwony, Business Advisor, Agriterra
Rachel Wanyoike, Managing Director – Eastern and Central Africa, Solidaridad Network
Lydiah Saina, Head Agribusiness, National Bank
Mary N. Nyale, Project Coordinator, Farm Africa
Elizabeth Okunda, Marketing and Communication Manager, Financial Access Commerce & Trade Services (FACTS)
Florence Kariuki, Access to Finance Advisor, SNV
Hedwig Siewertsen, Head Inclusive Finance, AGRA
John Logan, Country Director, Kenya TechnoServe
Madelon Pfeiffer, Manager Africa Region, Rabobank Foundation
Sauli Hurri, Senior Regional Specialist for Rural Finance, Markets and Enterprises, IFAD
Jonathan Agwe, Senior Technical Specialist in Inclusive Rural Financial Services, IFAD
1. Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Agricultural Financing·
3. An Untapped Market
5. Unlocking Agribusiness Initiatives and skills·
6. Rural and Agricultural Finance: Current Status and Recent Trends
7. Financial products and services
9. Delivery Methods
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