Africa 2013 - Agriculture: Investing in Transformation

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World Economic Forum 2013 How are partnerships in the region accelerating investment in agriculture? Dimensions to be addressed: - Enabling private-sector investment - Bolstering infrastructure - Developing regional markets - Empowering women farmers Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Nigeria Jane Karuku, President, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Nairobi; Global Agenda Council on Food Security Philip Kiriro, President and Chairman, Eastern Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF), Kenya Michael Mack, Chief Executive Officer, Syngenta International, Switzerland James Mwangi, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Equity Bank, Kenya; Global Agenda Council on New Economic Thinking Moderated by Bronwyn Nielsen, Senior Anchor and Executive Director, CNBC Africa, South Africa