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SPEAKERS




Abdoulaye Diop

Abdoulaye Diop

Chief of Staff of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission
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Adriana Abdenur

Adriana Abdenur

Co-founder and Executive Director of Plataforma CIPÓ
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Agnès Kalibata

Agnès Kalibata

Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the 2021 Food Systems Summit
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Alida Maria Fleury Bellandi

Alida Maria Fleury Bellandi

President of Guarany
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Amaury Fonseca Junior

Amaury Fonseca Junior

Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Vision Brazil Investments
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Amit N. Thakker

Amit N. Thakker

Chairman of the Africa Health Business
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Andres Schipani

Andres Schipani

East and Central Africa Correspondent of the Financial Times
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Andrew Ali

Andrew Ali

CEO & Partner of SouthBridge Group
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Antonio Nunes

Antonio Nunes

CEO of Angola Cables
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Bineta Diop

Bineta Diop

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

Carlos Lopes

Professor of the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance of the University of Cape Town
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Sphera Global Health Care

Carlos Malet

Co-founder of Sphera Global Health Care
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Claudia

Claudia Martínez Zuleta

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

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

Daniel Randon

CEO of Randon
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Dr. Mukwege

Denis Mukwege

2018 Nobel Peace Prize laureate
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Denys Denya

Denys Denya

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

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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Eduardo Castro

Eduardo Castro

Journalist of Band News
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Eric Kacou

Eric Kacou

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

Fabrice DeClerck

EAT Science Director
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Fatoumata Ba

Fatoumata Ba

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

Fayçal Benameur

Senior Vice President of OCP for East Africa
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Frannie Lautier

Frannie Léautier

Senior Partner and CEO SouthBridge Investments
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Gilbert Houngbo

Gilbert Houngbo

President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
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Hailemariam Dessalen

Hailemariam Dessalen

Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia
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Hamet Aguemon

Hamet Aguemon

Partner of South Bridge Group
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Ibrahim Assane Mayaki

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

Ibrahima Cheikh Diong

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

Jean Pierre Senghor

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

Jennifer Blanke

Non-Executive Director at African Risk Capacity Insurance Company Ltd
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Jiří Chotěborský

Jiří Chotěborský

Executive for Investment Banking, Telecoms and Media at Standard Bank
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João Bosco Monte

President of the Brazil Africa Institute
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Jorge Arbache

Jorge Arbache

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

Special advisor of UNDP
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José Graziano da Silva

José Graziano da Silva

Former Director-General of FAO
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Josefa Sacko

Josefa Sacko

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

Julie Gichuru

Head of Public Affairs and Communications of MasterCard Foundation
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Julie Makani

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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Kampeta Sayinzoga

Kampeta Sayinzoga

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

Kapil Kapoor

President and Chief Executive Officer of Developex
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Lionel Zinsou

Lionel Zinsou

Founder and Managing Partner of SouthBridge
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Mamadou Biteye

Mamadou Biteye

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

Marcos Brandalise

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

Margaret Meagher

Founder of Be the Change Inc
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Martin Fregene

Martin Fregene

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

Mauro Bellini

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Marcopolo
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Mercy Karanja

Mercy Karanja

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

Michael Kremer

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

Miguel Azevedo

Head of Investment Banking at Citigroup – Middle East and Africa
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Miguel Stief

Miguel Stief

Executive Board Member of Positivo BGH
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Mossadeck Bally

Mossadeck Bally

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Azalaï Hotels Group
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Naledi Pandor

Naledi Pandor

South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation
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Natália Dias

CEO of Standard Bank Brazil
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Nicholas Norbrook

Nicholas Norbrook

Managing Editor of The Africa Report
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Nisia

Nísia Trindade

President of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation - Fiocruz
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Njack Kane

Njack Kane

CEO of Intervalle Geneve
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Ntiokam Divine

Ntiokam Divine

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

President and CEO of DelReeve Konsult Limited
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Otaviano Canuto

Former Vice President and Executive Director at the World Bank
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Patrick Dlamini

Patrick Dlamini

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

Co-Founder of the New African Capital Partners
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Pierre Guislain

Pierre Guislain

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

Robert Nyasimi

Founder and CEO of RENTCO Africa Ltd.
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Luis Roberto Barcelos

Roberto Barcelos

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

Roberto Rodrigues

Former Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of Brazil
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Rogério De Antoni

Rogerio De Antoni

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

Romuald Wadagni

Minister of the Economy and Finances of the Republic of Benin
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Roselyne Chambrier Chalobah

Roselyne Chambrier Chalobah

Chairwoman & CEO of Arise Ivoire
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Samaila D. Zubairu

Samaila D. Zubairu

President & Chief Executive Officer of the Africa Finance Corporation
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Serge Ekue

Serge Ekue

President of the West African Development Bank (BOAD)
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Sergio Gusmão Suchodolski

Sergio Gusmão Suchodolski

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

Simeon Ehui

Regional Director West and Central Africa at the World Bank Group
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Simplice Anoh

Simplice Anoh

Founder and CEO of Digital Afrique Telecom (DAT)
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Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus

Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus

Director-General of the World Health Organization
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vinicius

Vinícius Assis

Correspondent in Africa for GloboNews
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