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A Food Systems Approach: Setting the table to address Agriculture’s triple challenge
Join Corteva Agriscience and the GIBS Entrepreneurship Development Academy for the fourth and final in a series of roundtable discussions on the 16th of November 2021.

We are aligning this event with Global Entrepreneurship Month in November which is an international festival of entrepreneurship that aims to connect entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers, and ecosystem players. We’re aiming to gather anecdotes from key voices who can help us to set the table to address Agriculture’s Triple Challenge. The conversation will centre around A Food Systems Approach and the opportunities and challenges policymakers across Africa need to consider.

Keynote Speaker:
Vanessa Adams, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships & Chief of Party, Partnership for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation in Africa at AGRA (Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa).

Confirmed panellists:
• Professor Sheryl L Hendriks, Head of Department and Professor of Food Security, at the Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension and Rural Development at the University of Pretoria.
• Tatjana von Bormann, a food system, strategy and strategic foresight specialist with a thematic focus on shaping the future of food production and consumption.
• Colleen Magner, Co-founder of Reos Partners and Managing Director of the Africa office.

The event will be moderated by Mpho Mashita, who is a content producer and radio presenter at Capricorn FM. She also works as an MC and conversation moderator.
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