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 TICAD VI CARD SIDE EVENT on 25th AUGUST 2016 at SAROVA PANAFRIC HOTEL

                    “Progress of CARD and the Future of Rice Sector Development in Africa”

Objectives:

Ÿ   - Present and review general achievements of CARD and country-level achievements in rice sector development in a few CARD countries

Ÿ   - Present and discuss future direction for Rice Sector Development in Africa

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Time

Event

Presenter

PPT

08:15 – 08:45

Registration

 

 

08:50 – 08:55       

Welcoming Remark

Mr Hiroshi Kato,

 

 

JICA Vice President

 

Opening Remark

H.E. Mr. Willy Bett,

 

CS of MoALF, Kenya

08:55 – 09:10

General Progress of the CARD Initiative in the past seven years

CARD Secretariat

  PDF (English / French)

09:10 – 09:30

Country Success  – Cote d’Ivoire –  

 

 PDF (English / French)

    Government (ONDR) and

Mr. Yacouba Dembele

                Rice Producer (AMC-FC)

Mr. Morry Diabate

09:30 – 09:50

Country Success  – Nigeria–

 

  PDF (English / French)

   Government (FMARD) and

Mr. George Opara

                Private Sector (OLAM)

Mr. Regi George

09:50 – 10:20

Comments and Feed Back From attending VIPs:

 

 

-Dr. Harold Roy-Macauley, Director General, AfricaRice

-Dr. Masa Iwanaga, President, JIRCAS

-Mr. Bukar Tijani, Regional Representative in Africa, FAO

-Mr. Rivo Rakotovao, Hon. Minister for Agriculture & Livestock, Madagascar

10:20 – 10:35

In Pursuit of an African Green Revolution

Prof. Keijiro. Otsuka,

  PDF (English / French)

GRIPS, Kobe University

10:35 – 10:50

Transforming African Agriculture

Dr. Yaw Ansu, ACET

 

10:50 – 10:55

Implications on Future Direction for Rice Sector Development in Africa – some conclusion from the 6th CARD General Meeting

CARD Secretariat

  PDF (English / French)

10:55 – 11:25

Comments and Feed Back From attending VIPs:

 

 

-Dr. Matthew Morell, Director General, IRRI

-Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo, Executive Director, FARA

-Dr. Chiji Ojukwu Director for Agriculture and Agroindustry, AfDB

-H.E. Ms. Marie Jalloh, Hon. Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Sierra Leone

11:25– 11:30

Conclusion and Closing

Dr. Agnes Kalibata  AGRA President