23 May 2016
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Jobs for Women and Young People - The Transformative Potential of Agribusiness

To: 23/05/2016

Location: AfDB Annual Meetings, Lusaka, Zambia

How can we secure decent jobs for African women and youth? Through inclusive transformation of the agriculture.

What role can the public and private sector in enabling inclusive agricultural transformation? Our Panelists will share insights on how agricultural transformation can enhance decent employment opportunities for women and youth in Africa.

This event, taking place at the 2016 African Development Bank Annual Meetings in Lusaka, Zambia, is jointly organize by the INCLUDE Knowledge Platform.

Our panelists:

Ms. Ada Osakwe, Chief Executive, Agrolay Ventures

Ms. Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO Acumen

Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Director African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD)

Dr. Nteranya Sanginga, DG, IITA

Ms. Yana Watson Kakar, Global Managing Partner, Dalberg

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