SPEAKERS


  • Naledi Pandor

    South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

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  • Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus

    Director-General of the World Health Organization

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  • Donald Kaberuka

    Chairman of the Global Fund, African Union Special Envoy for Africa and Founder and Managing Partner of SouthBridge Group

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  • João Bosco Monte

    President of the Brazil Africa Institute

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  • José Graziano da Silva

    Former Director-General of FAO

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  • Hailemariam Dessalen

    Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia

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  • Gilbert Houngbo

    President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

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  • Agnès Kalibata

    Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the 2021 Food Systems Summit

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  • Carlos Lopes

    Professor of the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance of the University of Cape Town

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  • Josefa Sacko

    Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture at the African Union Commission (AUC)

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  • Otaviano Canuto

    Former Vice President and Executive Director at the World Bank

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  • Denis Mukwege

    2018 Nobel Peace Prize laureate

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  • Frannie Léautier

    Senior Partner and CEO SouthBridge Investments

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  • Lionel Zinsou

    Founder and Managing Partner of SouthBridge

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  • Nísia Trindade

    President of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation - Fiocruz

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  • Andrew Ali

    CEO & Partner of SouthBridge Group

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  • Kapil Kapoor

    President and Chief Executive Officer of Developex

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  • Michael Kremer

    Gates Professor of Developing Societies at Harvard University and 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

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  • Jennifer Blanke

    Non-Executive Director at African Risk Capacity Insurance Company Ltd

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  • Ibrahim Assane Mayaki

    CEO of the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)

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  • Cláudia Prates

    Director General at the American Regional Office of the New Development Bank (NDB)

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  • Jorge Chediek

    Special advisor of UNDP

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  • Roberto Rodrigues

    Former Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of Brazil

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  • Ibrahima Cheikh Diong

    Director-General of the African Risk Capacity Group (ARC Agency and ARC Ltd)

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  • Bineta Diop

    Special Envoy of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on Women, Peace and Security

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  • Roberto Barcelos

    Institutional Director of the Brazilian Association of Exporters of Fruits and Derivatives (ABRAFRUTAS)

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  • Miguel Azevedo

    Head of Investment Banking at Citigroup – Middle East and Africa

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  • Natália Dias

    CEO of Standard Bank Brazil

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  • Paulo Gomes

    Co-Founder of the New African Capital Partners

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  • Fatoumata Ba

    Founder and Executive Chair of Janngo and Managing Partner of Janngo Capital

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  • Kampeta Sayinzoga

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD)

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  • Sergio Gusmão Suchodolski

    President of the Development Bank of Minas Gerais (BDMG) and of the Brazilian Development Association (ABDE)

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  • Patrcik Dlamini

    Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

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  • Mossadeck Bally

    Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Azalaï Hotels Group

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  • Amit N. Thakker

    Chairman of the Africa Health Business

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  • Daniel Randon

    CEO of Randon

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  • Julie Makani

    Associate Professor in the Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)

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  • Jean Pierre Senghor

    Executive Secretary of the National Council on Food Security of the Republic of Senegal

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  • Margaret Meagher

    Founder of Be the Change Inc

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  • Serge Ekue

    President of the West African Development Bank (BOAD)

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  • Robert Nyasimi

    Founder and CEO of RENTCO Africa Ltd.

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  • Denys Denya

    Executive Vice President of Finance, Administration and Banking Services of Afreximbank

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  • Romuald Wadagni

    Minister of the Economy and Finances of the Republic of Benin

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  • Adriana Abdenur

    Co-founder and Executive Director of Plataforma CIPÓ

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  • Abdoulaye Diop

    Chief of Staff of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission

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  • Marcos Brandalise

    Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Brazafric Group of Companies (BGC)

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  • Martin Fregene

    Director of Agriculture and Agro-Industry (AHAI) at the African Development Bank

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  • Amaury Fonseca Junior

    Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Vision Brazil Investments

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  • Samaila D. Zubairu

    President & Chief Executive Officer of the Africa Finance Corporation

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  • Pierre Guislain

    Former Vice-President of Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialisation at the African Development Bank

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  • Njack Kane

    CEO of Intervalle Geneve

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  • Simplice Anoh

    Founder and CEO of Digital Afrique Telecom (DAT)

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  • Miguel Stief

    Executive Board Member of Positivo BGH

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  • Roselyne Chambrier Chalobah

    Chairwoman & CEO of Arise Ivoire

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  • Mauro Bellini

    Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marcopolo

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  • Carlos Malet

    Co-founder of Sphera Global Health Care

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  • Alida Maria Fleury Bellandi

    President of Guarany

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  • Hamet Aguemon

    Partner of South Bridge Group

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  • Mamadou Biteye

    Vice President of Social Impact for the Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA) at Visa

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  • Jorge Arbache

    Vice President for Private Sector at the Development Bank of Latin America

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  • Mercy Karanja

    Senior Program officer in Agricultural Development at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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  • Fayçal Benameur

    Senior Vice President of OCP for East Africa

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  • Rogerio De Antoni

    Vice President of Hyva Global for the Americas and CEO of Hyva do Brasil

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  • Antonio Nunes

    CEO of Angola Cables

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  • Simeon Ehui

    Regional Director West and Central Africa at the World Bank Group

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  • Jiří Chotěborský

    Executive for Investment Banking, Telecoms and Media at Standard Bank

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  • Julie Gichuru

    Head of Public Affairs and Communications of MasterCard Foundation

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  • Eric Kacou

    Co-Founder & CEO of Entrepreneurial Solutions Partners (ESP)

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  • Andres Schipani

    East and Central Africa Correspondent of the Financial Times

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  • Vinícius Assis

    Correspondent in Africa for GloboNews

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  • Nicholas Norbrook

    Managing Editor of The Africa Report

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  • Obi Emekekwue

    President and CEO of DelReeve Konsult Limited

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  • Fabrice DeClerck

    EAT Science Director

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  • Ntiokam Divine

    Founder and Managing Director of Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network (CSAYN)

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  • Claudia Martínez Zuleta

    Co-chair of the country programs of the Food and Land Use Economy- FOLU

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  • Eduardo Castro

    Journalist of Band News

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The Brazil Africa Forum 2020 was outstanding!

Held in an innovative virtual format, the two-days event carried out more than 14 hours of a livestreamed agenda in three languages (English, Portuguese and French). BAF 2020 gathered more than 70 speakers - global leaders, government and private sector representatives, academics and potential investors - to exchange experiences and discuss the current international scenario under the theme. The event was followed by more than 1.200 delegates from countries all over the world.

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