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Webinar | Responding to Covid-19 through youth-led digital solutions in agri-food systems in Africa

©FAO/Fredrik Lerneryd
02/06/2020 02/06/2020 13:00-14:30 Rome time (11.00-12.30 Accra time and 14:00-15:30 Nairobi time)

This webinar is part of the Digital Innovation Dialogue series and is co-organized by FAO Regional Office for Africa and Generation Africa

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Webinar agenda

  • Opening remarks by the moderator
    Ade Freeman, Regional Programme Leader,FAO/Regional Oce for Africa
  • Introductory presentation: Covid-19 and digital technologiesin Agri-Food Systems. How importantare they?
    Dejan Jakovljevic, Director a.i., InformationTechnology Division (CIO), FAO
  • Discussants
    Brian Bosire, Founder and Chief Executive Ocer, UjuziKilimo (young agripreneurfrom Kenya)
    Jennifer Okoduwa, Co-founder, Foodlocker (young agripreneur from Nigeria)
    Lacina Koné, Director General/CEO, Smart Africa Secretariat
    Rebecca Enonchong, Board Chairperson, Afrilabs
    Edson Mpyisi, Chief Financial Economist. Coordinator-Enable Youth Programme- African Development Bank Group
  • Questions and answers
  • Closing remarks
    Dickson Mbando Naftali, Head of Generation Africa

More information here

Speakers Biographies

Digital Innovation Dialogue was launched in early 2019 by Digital Innovation Team at CIO to serve as a forum to enhance knowledge sharing and mutual learning between multidisciplinary innovation practitioners and FAO colleagues through open and informal discussions.


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