Agribusiness in Africa

Organizing Farmers of the Future

January 16, 2017

Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Berlin, Germany

Be part of Africa‘s agricultural future.

Join international leaders as they share innovative approaches

to inclusive agricultural development during

the 5th AGCO Africa Summit.


Hon. Given Lubinda
Minister of Agriculture & Livestock, Zambia
Dr. Rob Smith
Senior Vice President and General Manager EAME, AGCO
Dr. Shenggen Fan
Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Ally Angula
Co-Founder and Managing Director of Leap Holdings
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Christian Schmidt
Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Germany © BMEL/ Gottschalk
Wiebe Draijer
CEO, Rabobank
C.D. Glin
Associate Director,
Africa Region,
Rockefeller Foundation
John Magnay
Head of Agriculture, Opportunity International
Eric Kaduru
Founder & Managing Direcor, KadAfrica
Mamati Tembe
Head of Southern African Countries, Bayer CropScience
Almas Jiwani
President emeritus UN Women Canada & CEO of Almas Jiwani Foundation
Hon. Emile Christophe Mota Ndongo Khang
Minister of Agriculture, The Democratic Republic of Congo
Hon. Prof. Bahati Lukwebo
Minister of Economics, The Democratic Republic of Congo
Svein Tore Holsether
CEO of Yara International
Linda Broekhuizen
Chief Investment Officer of FMO
Prof. Martin H. Richenhagen Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO
Alexander Simuyandi
COO of AgDevCo
Esther Muiruri
General Manager of Agribusiness at Equity Bank
Dr. Christoph von Marschall
Chief Diplomatic Correspondent of “Der Tagesspiegel”
Dr. Amrita Cheema
Anchor and Journalist at Deutsche Welle
Sylvain Roy
President and CEO, CNFA
Carlo van Kemenade
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Board Member, DLL
Dr. Victoria Kisyombe
Founder and CEO, Selfina