African Diaspora Agrofood forum.

11 September 2020. Land, People and Markets; building a sustainable and inclusive agrofood sector. 4th edition of the African Diaspora Agrofood forum.

Opening:
  • Steven Dessein, CEO or Meise Botanic Garden Belgium
  • His Excellency Mr. Ahmed INUSA, Nigerian Ambassador to Belgium
  • His Excellency Mr. Samuel Tamba MUSA, Sierre Leone Ambassador to
  • Belgium
  • Representative of ACP secretariat Belgium
  • Maureen Duru (The Foodbridge) and Jutta Kleber (Meise Botanic Garden)
African diaspora entrepreneurship, creating synergies for development

  • Pamela Ayoti Peronaci – Founding Partner Sunshine Agro products and CEO Asante Mama brand
  • Denis Boakye Mensah – Co-Founder Insect4life
  • Sandra Mizero – Project Manager, Africa Food Supply LTD and Co-Founder Hishi
  • Sandrine Vasseline Kabonga – Founder MISAO
  • Marthe Djuikom – Director FERDEDSI
  • Giulia Castro– Migration and Rural Employment Specialist, FAO
Accessing new markets 
  • Jan Flamend – CEO Valueselling

  • Victor Boro – Project Manager Coleacp
  • Veronica Rubio – Ethical trade consultant. Founder, Coalition for wisdom
Impactful investments and development
  • Chris Claes – Director Rikolto International
  • Ben Jehaes – External Relations Manager BIO – the Belgian Investment company for Developing countries
  • Mouctar Bah – Director Brussels Africa- Hub
Scientific research input for African Agrofood entrepreneurship

  • Patricia Mergen and Severin Tchibozo – Rearing and using insects in the fight against malnutrition in the African context
  • Filip Vandelook– Beans diversity and the importance of crop wild relatives for farmers
  • Helen Mavar – Lecturer and African researcher on medicinal plants

Additional papers from the 2020 African Diaspora Agrofood Forum. 
Adaf 2020 presentation Hannah Vandewiele aquaponics
Presentation ESVF SMoritz JS.pptx

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Contact us
If you are interested or have any questions, send us a message.
I am very interested
Send Message