Next Generation of African Hunger Fighters at the World Food Prize 2014 Borlaug Dialogue

Program Topic:
What Funding Partnerships/Mechanisms Should Be Developed to Engage More Youth in Fighting Hunger in Africa?

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze, President
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Jerry L. Wille, President, Curry-Wille & Associates
Dave Ramaswamy, Journalist, Africa Agribusiness Magazine (AAM)

Program Description:
The speaker series aims to identify and educate young entrepreneurs from different backgrounds and countries to become hunger fighters and establish a truly global network of young farmers, agribusiness entrepreneurs, leaders and innovators. It also actively supports young entrepreneurs in the implementation of projects aimed at developing their local communities through self sustaining socio-economic and cultural opportunities based on practical success stories that can guarantee a decent life for the next generation and feed their families.

The Next Generation of African Hunger Fighter Speaker Series brings the voices of African youths, practitioners, policy makers, and agribusiness experts together to share their knowledge and experience on how to effectively fight hunger and provide long-term food security through youth entrepreneurship, agribusiness, employment, and innovation.

8:00 – 10:00 PM
Marriott Hotel, Dubuque Room


Download African Hunger Fighters Program Book: Hunger_Fighters-Program_Book-4 [pdf]