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Welcome to Africa Together! An annual event in Cambridge to commemorate Africa Day. On 10th of June 2016 we have an incredible group of speakers and panelists lined up as well as the opportunity to network with potential employers, try delicious African food, music and much more. Join us at the Cambridge University Union, one of the most iconic buildings in the city dating back to 1815...

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

We are pleased to announce the keynote speakers of the Africa Together 2016

Kanayo Nwanze

Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze

President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Kanayo F. Nwanze is President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), which is dedicated to ensuring that agriculture is a central part of the international development agenda, and that governments recognize the concerns of smallholder farmers and other poor rural people. He has been a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Food Security since 2010. He was previously Director-General of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Africa Rice Center for a decade, where he was instrumental in introducing and promoting New Rice for Africa, or NERICA, a high-yield, drought- and pest-resistant variety developed specifically for the African landscape.

Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe

Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Motsepe Foundation

Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe is a qualified medical doctor, she once worked as a general practitioner and opened up one of Johannesburg’s first women’s health clinics. She currently heads the Motsepe Family Foundation and sits on the board of numerous organizations. Having grown up in the township of Soweto, South Africa, she is deeply passionate about education as a tool to eradicate poverty as well as empower women and youth. She worked for 20 years as a medical doctor before establishing African Fashion International (AFI) in 2008 a company she established to harness the talent and skills in the creative industry on the African continent. She was named one of the top 100 influential people on the continent by the New African Women Magazine.

 Mostafa Terrab

Dr. Mostafa Terrab

President & CEO, OCP Group

Dr. Mostafa Terrab was appointed Director General of the Office Chérifien des Phosphates in February 2006, and Chairman and CEO of OCP in June 2008. Dr. Terrab’s career has spanned the public, private and university sectors and a range of expert fields. Since 1992, Dr. Terrab was Chargé de Mission in the Royal Cabinet and served as an advisor in the Royal Cabinet, during which time he also served as secretary general to the Executive Secretariat of the Economic Summit for the Middle East and North Africa. In 2014, he was named by Jeune Afrique as one of the 50 most 'Influential Africans'.




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