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Source: African Development Bank Group

WHAT: African Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) Webinar Series-Session #2
WHO: The African Development Bank
WHEN: Tuesday,10 November 2020; 11.00 am – 1.00 pm GMT
WHERE: Virtual. Please register here

The AYAF is a networking platform that seeks to bring together young agriculture entrepreneurs “agripreneurs,” agribusiness leaders, agribusiness investors, environmentalists, academia, development partners and government agencies to work on facilitating youth entrepreneurship along the agriculture value chain.

This year AYAF will be presented as a Webinar Series where agripreneurs will get to exchange with key stakeholders – policy makers, investors, business leaders, etc. – on overcoming the challenges to youth entrepreneurship in agriculture and the opportunities  to best  integrate better gender inclusiveness and nutrition solutions into their agribusinesses to eradicate poverty and unemployment, positioning Africa as a model for other continents.

This second session aims to investigate options and methods of incorporating nutrition into the agribusiness value chain to address poor nutrition, while providing and creating new opportunities for the economic and social empowerment of women and youth in the agricultural value chain and Agribusiness space.

Registration Link:

https://afdb.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_srfFlU6qR4mN4Ru8pplgWQ

Participants:

S/N

Title

Name

Position

Organisation

1

Mr.

Thione Niang

CEO and Founder

Jeuf Zone

2

Mr.

Edson MPYISI

Chief Financial Economist and Coordinator Enable Youth Program

African Development Bank (AfDB)

3

Mme

Siny Samba

CEO and Co-Founder

Le Lionceau

4

Mme

Eleonore Kouakou

Women Economic Empowerment- Program Specialist 

UN Women

5

Ms.

Elizabeth Gikebe

Founder

Mhogo Food Ltd

MIL OSI Global Banks