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Thursday, October 18 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Feed the Future: Partnerships & Progress in Food Security

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Khalid Bomba - CEO, Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency
Brady J. Deaton - Chancellor, University of Missouri
Helene Gayle - President & CEO, CARE USA
Kavita Prakash-Mani - Head of Food Security Agenda, Syngenta

The key theme for the panel will be to highlight strong partnerships and the multi-stakeholder approach of both the G8 and the Feed the Future initiative, including representatives from different key areas: donor countries, cooperating countries, university partners, private sector and NGO/CSOs.


Speakers
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Khalid Bomba

CEO, Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency
Khalid Bomba is the Chief Executive Office of the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency. The Agency is an initiative of  the Government of Ethiopia, established by federal regulation to promote agricultural sector transformation in Ethiopia by identifying solutions to systemic bottlenecks in key program areas. Modeled after similar and successful organizations in Asia, the Agency has a unique operating structure... Read More →
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Brady J. Deaton

Chancellor, University of Missouri
Chancellor Brady J. Deaton became the 21st chief executive officer of the University of Missouri on Oct. 4, 2004. With many years of service to MU and experience in public higher education, Dr. Deaton brings an international perspective, a record of national leadership, and a strong devotion to Mizzou to his position. Dr. Deaton began his journey in higher education as a student at the University of Kentucky... Read More →
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Helene Gayle

President & CEO, CARE USA
Helene D. Gayle is president and CEO of CARE USA, a leading international humanitarian organization with approximately 10,000 staff whose poverty fighting programs reached 122 million people last year in 84 countries. Since joining CARE in 2006, Dr. Gayle has led efforts to reinforce CARE's commitment to empowering girls and women to bring lasting change to poor communities. Under her leadership, CARE has strengthened its focus on long term... Read More →
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Kavita Prakash-Mani

Head of Food Security Agenda, Syngenta
Kavita Prakash-Mani is Head Food Security Agenda at Syngenta - one of the world's leading companies with more than 25,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to the purpose of bringing plant potential to life. She is responsible for establishing a strategic agenda that embeds food security and sustainability into business activities across Syngenta globally and developing innovative business models to create additional value for the... Read More →


Thursday October 18, 2012 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Iowa Ballroom (2nd Floor) Downtown Des Moines Marriott