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The timing for crucial conversations on advancing Canada-Africa commercial relations, particularly in the agricultural sector, has never been more important. To make major advances, key players across the entire value chain must be at the table. 








Meet and connect with senior business leaders, senior government  officials, agribusiness owners, academics, research scientists, innovation experts, entrepreneurs, and development partners.

David Stevenson

Executive Director, African Development Bank, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Dr. David Luke

Coordinator, African Trade Policy Centre, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Paula Caldwell

Director General, Pan-Africa Bureau, Global Affairs Canada

Dr. Martin Fregene

Director, Agriculture and Agro-Industry, African Development Bank, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Brian Harrigan

Vice President, Strategy and Growth, Nutrition International, Ottawa, Canada

Dr. Bruce Coulman

Emeritus Professor, University of Saskatchewan & Former IITA Chair

Steve McLellan

President, Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, Canada

Dr. Carol Henry

Assistant Dean, Division of Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Saskatchewan

Steven Tipman

Executive Director, Trade Facilitation Office, Ottawa, Canada

Dr. Tony Simons

Director General, World Agroforestry Centre, Kenya

Dr. Wilf Keller

President & CEO, Ag-West Bio, Saskatoon, Canada

Garreth Bloor

President, Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, Toronto, Canada

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