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    All day
    Nampula, Mozambique
    Nampula, Mozambique

    No additional details for this event.

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    All day

    Agripreneurship: The Underexploited Opportunity
    Date: Thursday, 8 March 2018
    Time:  09:00–12:00
    Venue: Theatre 301, University of Nairobi
    Key note speakers
    Dr Victor Manyong,
    Director, Eastern Africa
    International Institute of Tropical Agriclture (IITA)

    Dr Bitange Ndemo, Associate Professor,
    University of Nairobi

    Ms Betty Maina,
    PS, State Department of Industrialization,
    Ministry of Industrialization and Enterprise Development
    Panel discussants
    Mr Benson Muthendi, Youth Enterprise Development Fund

    Elly Atieno, International Potato Centre (CIP)

    Mr Emmanuel Ngore, Kenya Representative, Young Professional for Agricultural Development (YPARD Kenya)

    George Marechera, African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF)

     Youth Fund Kenya |  @YouthFund_Ke @bensonmuthendi @YPARD @YpardAfrica @emanuelngore @aatfafrica @Cipotato

    Speaker biographies 


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    All day
    Eagle square, Abuja, Nigeria
    Shehu Shagari Way, Three Arms Zone, Abuja, Nigeria

    No additional details for this event.