7th Annual ReNAPRI Stakeholders Conference

18-20 November 2020. A virtual event. 7th Annual ReNAPRI Stakeholders Conference. Theme: “The Great Reset: Embedding Resilience into African Agriculture”.

VIPs and Representatives from the Government of Malawi, LUANAR, CARD, and MwAPATA
Hon. Josefa Sacko, Commissioner of AUC-DREA, giving opening remarks.
Ms. Chileshe Kapwepwe, Secretary General, COMESA, giving opening remarks.
Hon. Lobin Lowe, Minister of Agriculture for Malawi, makes opening remarks at the 7th Annual ReNAPRI Stakeholders Conference
Professor George Kanyama-Phiri, Vice-Chancellor of LUANAR, gives welcoming remarks at the 7th Annual ReNAPRI Stakeholders Conference
Dr. Apollos Nwafor, Vice President of AGRA, giving opening remarks.
Ms. Maura Boyle, USAID, giving opening remarks
Opening Session: Ms. Boyle and ReNAPRI Board Chair, Dr. Miltone Ayieko
Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo, Senior Program Coordinator of ReNAPRI & Co-Chair of AGRA Task Force.
Dr. Antoine Bouet, IFPRI & Co-Chair of AGRA Task Force during session 1.
Dr. Andrew Agyei-Holmes, ReNAPRI Research Director from ISSER, presenting during session 1.
Poorva Pandya, CEO of Export Trading Group (ETG) participating in session 1 panel.
Dr. Medhat El-Helepi, UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) participating in session 1.
Marcella McClatchey, Program Officer for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, participating in session 1.
Watipaso Mkandawire from the Regional Food Markets Adviser Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office participating in session 1.
Session 2 group shot: (top row, l-r) William Chadza, Acting Executive Director of MwAPATA; Dr. Louise Fox, Nonresident Senior Fellow Brookings Institution; Prof. Thom Jayne, University Foundation Professor, MSU; (2nd row, l-r): Dr. Ed Mabaya, Senior Research Associate Department of Global Development, Cornell University; Alvaro Valverde, Relationship Manager, CASA; Dr. Martin Fregene, Director, Dept. of Ag & Agro-industry, AfDB
Prof. Thom Jayne, presenting during session 2.
Dr. Louise Fox, a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, participating during session 1.
Dr. Ed Mabaya, Senior Research Associate Department of Global Development, Cornell University, participating in the session 2 panel discussion.
Alvaro Valverde, Relationship Manager, CASA, participating in the session 2 panel discussion.
Dr. Martin Fregene, Director, Dept. of Ag. & Agro-industry, AfDB, participating in session 2 discussions.
Top row (l-r): Prof. Ferdi Meyer, Manager Director, BFAP; Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo, Senior Program Coordinator; 2nd row: Dr. Lilian Kirimi, Research Director, Tegemeo
John Macharia, Country Manager (Kenya), AGRA, participating in the session 3 panel discussion.
Session 4 group shot: (top row, l-r): Dr. Antony Chapoto, Research Director, IAPRI; Lulama Ndibongo Traub, Manager Director of BFAP & Technical Chair of ReNAPRI; Dr. John Mukuka, CEO, ACTESA-COMESA; (2nd row, l-r): Wandile Sihlobo, Chief Economist, AgBiz Chambers; Dr. Holger Matthey, Economist, Trade & Markets Division, FAO
Dr. Antony Chapoto, Research Director, IAPRI, moderating session 4.
Wandile Sihlobo, Chief Economist, AgBiz Chambers, participating in session 4's panel discussion.
Albert Halwampa, Manager for Export Development, Zambia Development Agency, participating in session 4's panel discussion.
Prof. Mkandawire, Africa Director of the Alliance for African Partnership (AAP) at Michigan State University, moderates session 5.
Prof. Rattan Lal, 2020 World Food Prize Laureate, presents during session 5.
Elizabeth Nsimadala, President of the Pan African Farmers' Organization (PAFO), participates during session 5's panel discussion.
Prof. Pedro Sanchez, 2002 World Food Prize Laurette, participates in session 5's panel discussion.
Prof. Pedro Sanchez and Prof. Richard Mkandawire discuss during session 5's panel session.
Rob Groot, Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, IFDC, participates during the session 5 panel discussion.
Dr. Hambulo Ngoma, Research Fellow, IAPRI, participates during the session five panel discussion.
Closing Session (l-r): Dr. Miltone Ayieko, ReNAPRI Board Chair and the Executive Director, Tegemeo; Dr. Thabbie Chilongo, Director, CARD and Board Director, RENAPRI
Group shot of the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) - ReNAPRI Side Event: (top-bottom, l-r): Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo, Dr. Holger Matthey, Dr. Andrew Agyei-Holmes, Prof. Ferdi Meyer, Protase Echessah, Kim Mhando
Janet Ngombalu, Regional Program Coordinator, moderates the EAGC-ReNAPRI side-event
Kim Mhando, EAGC, presents during the EAGC-ReNAPRI side event.
Dr. Holger Matthey, FAO, presenting during the EAGC-ReNAPRI side event.
Prof. Ferdi Meyer, BFAP, presenting during the EAGC-ReNAPRI side-event.
Protase Eschessah participates during the EAGC-ReNAPRI side event.
Prof. Dave Tschirley, MSU, presents during the PRCI side-event.
Danielle Resnick, IFPRI, presenting the PRCI side-event.
Dr. Zena Mpenda, Research Director, SUA, presenting during the PRCI side-event
Dr. Faye Ndeye presents during the PRCI side-event
Dr. Swaibu presents during the PRCI side event.
VIPs and Representatives from the Government of Malawi, LUANAR, CARD, and MwAPATA
Hon. Josefa Sacko, Commissioner of AUC-DREA, giving opening remarks.
Ms. Chileshe Kapwepwe, Secretary General, COMESA, giving opening remarks.
Hon. Lobin Lowe, Minister of Agriculture for Malawi, makes opening remarks at the 7th Annual ReNAPRI Stakeholders Conference
Professor George Kanyama-Phiri, Vice-Chancellor of LUANAR, gives welcoming remarks at the 7th Annual ReNAPRI Stakeholders Conference
Dr. Apollos Nwafor, Vice President of AGRA, giving opening remarks.
Ms. Maura Boyle, USAID, giving opening remarks
Opening Session: Ms. Boyle and ReNAPRI Board Chair, Dr. Miltone Ayieko
Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo, Senior Program Coordinator of ReNAPRI & Co-Chair of AGRA Task Force.
Dr. Antoine Bouet, IFPRI & Co-Chair of AGRA Task Force during session 1.
Dr. Andrew Agyei-Holmes, ReNAPRI Research Director from ISSER, presenting during session 1.
Poorva Pandya, CEO of Export Trading Group (ETG) participating in session 1 panel.
Dr. Medhat El-Helepi, UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) participating in session 1.
Marcella McClatchey, Program Officer for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, participating in session 1.
Watipaso Mkandawire from the Regional Food Markets Adviser Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office participating in session 1.
Session 2 group shot: (top row, l-r) William Chadza, Acting Executive Director of MwAPATA; Dr. Louise Fox, Nonresident Senior Fellow Brookings Institution; Prof. Thom Jayne, University Foundation Professor, MSU; (2nd row, l-r): Dr. Ed Mabaya, Senior Research Associate Department of Global Development, Cornell University; Alvaro Valverde, Relationship Manager, CASA; Dr. Martin Fregene, Director, Dept. of Ag & Agro-industry, AfDB
Prof. Thom Jayne, presenting during session 2.
Dr. Louise Fox, a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, participating during session 1.
Dr. Ed Mabaya, Senior Research Associate Department of Global Development, Cornell University, participating in the session 2 panel discussion.
Alvaro Valverde, Relationship Manager, CASA, participating in the session 2 panel discussion.
Dr. Martin Fregene, Director, Dept. of Ag. & Agro-industry, AfDB, participating in session 2 discussions.
Top row (l-r): Prof. Ferdi Meyer, Manager Director, BFAP; Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo, Senior Program Coordinator; 2nd row: Dr. Lilian Kirimi, Research Director, Tegemeo
John Macharia, Country Manager (Kenya), AGRA, participating in the session 3 panel discussion.
Session 4 group shot: (top row, l-r): Dr. Antony Chapoto, Research Director, IAPRI; Lulama Ndibongo Traub, Manager Director of BFAP & Technical Chair of ReNAPRI; Dr. John Mukuka, CEO, ACTESA-COMESA; (2nd row, l-r): Wandile Sihlobo, Chief Economist, AgBiz Chambers; Dr. Holger Matthey, Economist, Trade & Markets Division, FAO
Dr. Antony Chapoto, Research Director, IAPRI, moderating session 4.
Wandile Sihlobo, Chief Economist, AgBiz Chambers, participating in session 4's panel discussion.
Albert Halwampa, Manager for Export Development, Zambia Development Agency, participating in session 4's panel discussion.
Prof. Mkandawire, Africa Director of the Alliance for African Partnership (AAP) at Michigan State University, moderates session 5.
Prof. Rattan Lal, 2020 World Food Prize Laureate, presents during session 5.
Elizabeth Nsimadala, President of the Pan African Farmers' Organization (PAFO), participates during session 5's panel discussion.
Prof. Pedro Sanchez, 2002 World Food Prize Laurette, participates in session 5's panel discussion.
Prof. Pedro Sanchez and Prof. Richard Mkandawire discuss during session 5's panel session.
Rob Groot, Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, IFDC, participates during the session 5 panel discussion.
Dr. Hambulo Ngoma, Research Fellow, IAPRI, participates during the session five panel discussion.
Closing Session (l-r): Dr. Miltone Ayieko, ReNAPRI Board Chair and the Executive Director, Tegemeo; Dr. Thabbie Chilongo, Director, CARD and Board Director, RENAPRI
Group shot of the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) - ReNAPRI Side Event: (top-bottom, l-r): Dr. Nalishebo Meebelo, Dr. Holger Matthey, Dr. Andrew Agyei-Holmes, Prof. Ferdi Meyer, Protase Echessah, Kim Mhando
Janet Ngombalu, Regional Program Coordinator, moderates the EAGC-ReNAPRI side-event
Kim Mhando, EAGC, presents during the EAGC-ReNAPRI side event.
Dr. Holger Matthey, FAO, presenting during the EAGC-ReNAPRI side event.
Prof. Ferdi Meyer, BFAP, presenting during the EAGC-ReNAPRI side-event.
Protase Eschessah participates during the EAGC-ReNAPRI side event.
Prof. Dave Tschirley, MSU, presents during the PRCI side-event.
Danielle Resnick, IFPRI, presenting the PRCI side-event.
Dr. Zena Mpenda, Research Director, SUA, presenting during the PRCI side-event
Dr. Faye Ndeye presents during the PRCI side-event
Dr. Swaibu presents during the PRCI side event.