Transforming small producers into BIG business by 2050
43% of Agriculture labor force in developing countries are women.
85% of small holders farmer have less than 2 hectres of land
Average person is 1 to 3 generations from farming families
Key Note Speaker
H.E. Dr Arikana Chihombari-Quao
As the African Union Ambassador to the U.S. Dr. Chihombori - Quao is fully committed to reinforcing the longstanding and deep historic, cultural and economic relations between Africa and the U.S. She plays a key role in reinforcing the African Union startegic partnerships with the United States, grounded on shared values and mutual interests. Ambassador Chihombori - Quao is a strong believer in the promise that the African Union - U.S. partnership holds and that a prosperous, peaceful and intergrated Africa is a shared strategic interest.
2019 Powerful Partnerships Panelist
Honorable Aishatu Abubakar Hashidu - Ministry of Community Development & Poverty Alleviation - Gombe, Nigeria
Princess Gaboilelwe Moroka-Motshabi
Princess Gabo Foundation
Free State, South Africa
Executive Director Nkechi Udegboka
Whispering Hope Africa Initiative (WHAI)
Chief Officer of Agriculture & Irrigation Lamu County, Kenya. & Founder of Lamu Professional Forum
2019 Award Presenters
Ishiba Development & Empowerment Center
Mrs. Sonia Dolar
Mrs. Debbie A. Klis
AgroBiz Enhances Your Agricultural Success!!
Our program visits land-grant universities in the United States. The universities are committed in improving the standard of living of farmers through teaching, research, and extension serving the needs of non-served and under-served, limited-resource farmers and rural agribusiness throughout the world. The Agricultural Program is designed to offer knowledge and technology transfer, provide solutions confronting agricultural productivity and profitability and is supported by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).