African Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative.

08 Mar 2017
16:00 - 18:00
Manu Chandaria Auditorium, UoN Towers

African Youth Entrepreneurship Initiative.

Opening Remarks (5 minutes)

Prof. Peter Mbithi, Vice Chancellor University of Nairobi & ESDA Chair


Introductory Remarks  (5 minutes)

Dr. Emmanuel Mutisya, Programme Coordinator, United Nations University


Chief Guests Keynote Messages (50 minutes)


Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank

Hon. Willy Bett, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

Roundtable discussion (90 minutes)

  • Dr. Chiji Ojukwu, Director, Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, AfDB
  • RUFORUM Rep, University of Nairobi
  • Alliance for the Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)
  • Prof. Alihassan Amin, ESDA-NGR Coordinator, University for Development Studies, Ghana
  • Youth Entrepreneur (s)
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency


Synthesis and closing remarks (5 minutes) Masafumi Nagao, Programme Manager, United Nations University