Orgnising Comité

  1. NEPAD Agence; Dr Ibrahim Mayaki; South Africa – Chair
  2. CIRAD; Michel Eddi;  France (3rd host) = to be presented by Dr Patrick Caron
  3. University of California, Davis, Josette Lewis; Interim Chancellor; USA (2nd host) = to be presented by Dr. William Horwath
  4. Wageningen University & Research Centre (WUR); Louis Fresco; Netherlands (1st host) = to be presented by Dr Jan Verhagen
  5. AUC-DREA; Commissioner HE Tumusiime
  6. CGIAR; Mr Elwyn Grainger-Jones, Executive Director
  7. South African Government – DAFF
  8. University of Pretoria
  9. National Research Foundation – South Africa
  10. FARA; Dr Yemi Akinbamijo, Executive Director
  11. UNFAO; Lazan Ands copy Martin Frick; Italy
  12. World Farmers Organization; Marco Marzano,
  13. Cornell Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture / Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture; Allison M. Chatrchyan;
  14. AfDB, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President
  15. Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa); Dr Maurício Antônio Lopes; President
  16. USAID; Robert Bertram, Chief Scientist
  17. IFAD; Kanayo F. Nwanze, President / Margarita Astralaga
  18. Global Environmental Facility (GEF); Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson
  19. Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural sciences (CATAS); Prof. WANG Qinghuang, President
  20. World Farmers’ Organisation; Marco Marzano de Marinis, SECRETARY GENERAL
  21. AGRA; Dr Agnes Kalibata, President
  22. GFAR; Harry Palmier, Italy
  23. Colombia; CORPOICA – Juan Lucus Restrepo
  24. Egypt Agriculture Research Centre
  25. WASCAL: Laurent Sédogo, Executive Director, Ghana
  26. Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Alliances (West, East, Southern Africa)
  27. Global CSA Alliance (GACSA)
  28. Colorado State University (Raj Khosla)
  29. Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Pr Jean-Paul Moatti, Président directeur-général de l’IRD = to be presented by Jean-Luc Chotte
  30. INRA, CEO; Jean François Soussana
  31. World Business Council for Sustainable Development (wbcsd), Matthew Reddy
  32. ICARDA; Mr Aly Abousabaa, Director General
  33. World Bank; Marc Sadler; USA
  34. DfID
  35. Vietnam
  36. Canada
  37. The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR); Dr Nick Austin, Chief Executive Officer (cc Dr John Dixon)
  38. The World Academy of Science
  39. African Academy of Science
  40. UNEP (to also mobilise the Africa UNFCCC negotiators)
  41. Pan-African Farmers Organisation; Theo De Jäger
  42. Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FARNPAN); Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda; CEO, Pretoria, South Africa