Organising Committee

    1. Dr Ibrahim Mayaki; NEPAD Agency; South Africa; Organising Committee Chairperson
    2. Michel Eddi/ Dr Patrick Caron; CIRAD; (3rd host)
    3. Josette Lewis /Dr William Horwath; University of California, Davis, USA (2nd host)
    4. Mr Elwyn Grainger-Jones, Executive Director; CGIAR
    5. Louis Fresco/ Dr Jan Verhagen; Wageningen University & Research Centre (WUR); Netherlands (1st host)
    6. South African Government representatives – DST; DAFF and DIRCO
    7. Dr Yemi Akinbamijo; Executive Director, FARA
    8. Allison M. Chatrchyan; Cornell Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture / Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture;
    9. Robert Bertram, Chief Scientist; USAID
    10. Dr Agnes Kalibata, President; AGRA;
    11. Global CSA Alliance (GACSA)
    12. Pr Jean-Paul Moatti /Jean-Luc Chotte Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD),
    13. Jean François Soussana, CEO; INRA
    14. Mr Aly Abousabaa, Director General ICARDA
    15. Dr Shadrack Moephuli, Agricultural Research Council (ARC), South Africa
    16. Dr Raj Khosla, Colorado State University; USA