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PROGRAM'S FOCUS

EVENT PROGRAM

EVENT SPEAKERS

October 12th:

Opening Session

Mohamed Anouar Jamali

CEO

OCP Africa

Morocco

Martin Fregene

Director, Department of Agriculture and Agro-Industry

AfDB

Côte d'Ivoire

Mounir Halim

CEO

AFRIQOM

United Kingdom

Session 1: Governments' Keynotes

Honourable Lobin C. Lowe

Manuel Bartolomeu da​ Cunha Joao

Martine Aboin

Minister of Agriculture

Ministry of Agriculture

Secretary of State for Agriculture and Livestock

Ministry of Agriculture

Head of the Fertilizer Service

Ministry of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Malawi

Angola

Côte d'Ivoire

Nanfame Nana

Director

 

CAGIA

Togo

Achraf Tarsim

Country Manager

AfDB

Morocco

Session 2: Financing Ecosystem, Hurdles and Possibilities

Scott Wallace

Principal Partner

Moussa Diabate

CEO

Innocent Okuku

Vice-President and Coordinator for Programs and Partnerships

Wallace & Associates

USA

Sangoye

Mali

WAFA

Nigeria

Iruansi Itoandon

Pierre Brunache

Portfolio Manager

NSIA

Nigeria

Consultant

AfDB

USA

Session 3: Reality & Potential of Financing Fertilizer Trades

Younes Addou

Vice President Finance

OCP Africa

Morocco

Imad Bouziane

Senior Vice President

Nitron Group

Morocco

Andrew Ahiaku

Director & Head of Financial Sector

Aceli Africa

Ghana

Session 4: Finance Instruments & Innovation

Abah Ofon

Senior Manager, Export Development Advisory

AFREXIMBANK

Egypt

Mohamed Aloui

Principal Investment Officer

AfDB

Morocco

Esayas Berhanu-Endeshaw

Executive, Global Client Solutions & Co-Financing

TDB Group

Kenya

Atul Patel

Co-founder

#dltledgers

Singapore

Maria Mkenda

Investment Officer

AFFM

Côte d'Ivoire

Session 5: Working Groups - Parallel Sessions

Topic 1: Findings from fertilizer finance study: How to apply to other regions

Topic 2: Trade finance, debate to suggest solutions

Topic 3: Innovative finance tools: How to apply to improve consumption

October 13th:

Opening Session - Markets and Africa Support Programs

Mounir Halim

CEO

AFRIQOM

United Kingdom

Ayodele Balogun

Consultant

Wallace & Associates

Nigeria

Session 6: Initiatives to Support Africa

Habiba Mouttaki

VP Sales & Marketing

OCP Africa

Morocco 

Martin Fregene

Director, Department of Agriculture and Agro-Industry

AfDB

Côte d'Ivoire

Michael Sudarkasa

CEO

AFAP

South Africa

Panduleni Ndinelago Elago

Senior CAADP Advisor

African Union Commission

Ethiopia

Patrice Annequin

Chief of Party

IFDC

​Côte d'Ivoire

Session 7: From the Ground to Success

Anas Bachar

Senior Middle East and Africa Representative

RRG Capital Management 

Morocco

Sady Abdul MWANG'ONDA

Agro-input Dealer in Tanzania

Fertilizer Trade Credit Guarantee Project

Tanzania

William B.Wolfe

Consultant

Wallace & Associates

USA

Benjamin Njenga

Co-Founder & Chief Customer Officer

Apollo Agriculture

Kenya

Andre Gayraud

Global Fertilizer and Input Logistics Director

One Acre Fund

Kenya

Session 8: Working Groups - Parallel Sessions

Topic 1: Procurement cases: Learning lessons and how to improve processes, finance focused

Topic 2: How to improve access to finance to smallholder farmers

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