Lecture by Agnès Kalibata, on Friday 23 March in Gembloux, Belgium

“Re-envisioning Investment for African agriculture…” Lecture by Agnès Kalibata, on Friday 23 March in Gembloux, Belgium.

Next Friday 23 March 2018, Agnès Kalibata, President of AGRA (Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa) is set to deliver a lecture at Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech – Liège University, entitled “Re-envisioning Investment for African Agriculture: Top Priorities for Growing Food, Jobs and Economies”.

In her capacity as the President of AGRA and in partnership with the public and private sector, Doctor Agnès Kalibata focuses her organisation’s endeavours piloted by the vision of a secure and prosperous African continent, thanks to fast and sustained agricultural growth.

Prior to joining AGRA in September 2014, Mrs Kalibata served as Rwanda’s Minister for Agriculture and Animal Resources. Agnès Kalibata holds a PhD in entomology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

The lecture will be held at Espace Senghor at the Faculty of Gembloux, starting at 15.00 hours (Entrée 7, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech – Liège University). The event is free and open to all.

The next day, Saturday 24 March, Agnès Kalibata is set to receive the title of Doctor Honoris Causa at an award ceremony at Liège University.