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Moderator: Mr. Rafi Nevo, Head of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Kibbutz Industries Association

15:10-15:30: Keynote: Mr. Ran Maidan, President & CEO, Netafim

15:30-16:10: Panel:  The Future is now: Transformations in Agriculture Happening in Africa

Moderator: Ms. Wendy Singer, Executive Director, Start-Up Nation Central

  1. Ms. Winifred Ngangure Kabega, Head of Investment Promotion and Facilitation, Rwanda Development Board (RDB)/Mr. Emmanuel Hategeka, COO, Rwanda Development Board (RDB)
  2. Mr. Richard Colback, IFC Sub-Saharan Africa irrigation leader
  3. Mr. Robert Coleman, Managing Director, Dangote Rice Ltd.
  4. Mr. Abubakar Bakhresa, Managing Director, Bakhresa Group
  5. Mr. Amadou Moussa, General Director, Agricultural Engineering Administration, Niger Agriculture Ministry
  6. Mr. Elad Levi, Managing Director, Netafim-Africa

16:10-16:30: Keynote: Amb. Gideon Behar, Head of Bureau Africa Division, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Africa: The implications of climate change, desertification and population growth

16:30-16:45: Mr. Hillel Magen, VP Agronomy, ICL Fertilizers Ltd. and Director, IPI – Delivering fertilization knowledge through a large scale reach out project to potato and tomato farmers in Kenya

16:45-17:00: Prof. Itamar Glazer, Deputy Director for Research and Development, ARO, Volcani Center – Strategies and approaches for the support of African agricultural development

 

 


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