Speakers and Themes at the Africa Food Security Conference

A flurry of changes and new food security regulations are the expected outcomes from this forum which will occur by assessing current activities to address the needs of a dynamic food security program.
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Oct. 1, 2012 - PRLog -- 1st Annual Africa Food Security Conference will be held at the Eka Hotel on the 19th- 20th of November in Nairobi Kenya. AFSC 2012 is a regionally focused forum that aims to bring the interrelated parties together for discussions that will refocus food security issues in Africa in alignment with the continent’s requirement.  The forum aims to generate discussions on how consistent and accurate investment in agriculture, rural development, development aid, research and innovation can be increased because for most countries in Africa a healthy agricultural sector is essential to overcome hunger and poverty and is a pre-requisite for overall economic growth.  Food security solutions in Africa should become visionary, long-term and sustainable
Some of the speakers at  AFSC-2012 will be;
1.   Andy Watt , Head of Large Scale Farming, Syngenta
2.   Amadou C. Kanoute, Executive Director, CICODEV Africa
3.   Richard Munang , Policy & Programme Coordinator, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
4.   Dr. Lusike A. Wasilwa, Assistant Director, Horticulture and Industrial Crops Kenya Agricultural Research Institute
5.   Dr. Jacob Wanyama, Regional Coordinator, Life Africa Trust
6.   Vera Florida Mugittu, Managing Director, Muvek Development Solutions Ltd
7.   Robert Mburia, Environmental Health Educator, Climate Emergency Institute
8.   Ntombi Msimang, Managing Director, Peulwana  Agricultural Financial Services
9.   Sulaiman Khan, Managing Director ,Creed
10.   Steven Humphreys, Staple Foods Component Leader, USAID/Compete Program
11.   Hon. Eng Christopher Chiza, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Cooperatives Republic of Tanzania
Held under the theme of seeking long-term commitment to end hunger in Africa, Key Discussion points at the AFSC-2012 will include;
1.   The Regulatory Perspective
2.   Strengthening the Farmers’ Capacities
3.   Increasing land productivity
4.   Enhancing the Product
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There will also be a chance among others for delegates to network with their counterparts from other African countries as well as interact with exhibitors who will be promoting their new products and services to the industry.
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