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Climate Change and its Impact on Agriculture in Africa

  • 12/07/2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Virtual


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Climate Change and its Impact on Agriculture in Africa 

Thursday, December 7, 2023, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. EST

Our panelists include: 

  • Charles Tonui: Head of Strategic Engagements and Partnerships, Africa Research and Impact Network (Kenya)

Charles Tonui is an Africa Research and Impact Network (ARIN) fellow facilitating stakeholder engagement and research-policy dialogues in Africa. Mr Tonui  is an  environmental scientist with over a decade experience implementing climate adaptation, environment, and agri-food system related projects in East Africa and other regions in Africa. Mr Tonui is an active observer of the climate discussions and negotiations at UNFCCC COPs. Mr Tonui is a co-author of the book “Africa’s Right to Development in a Climate-Constrained World (2023).

  • Aparna Shrivastava: Deputy Chief Climate Officer, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

Aparna Shrivastava is a climate finance professional with over a decade of experience in climate investing and international development work across the globe. Currently, Aparna is a political appointee in the Biden-Harris administration and serves as the Deputy Chief Climate Officer at the US International Development Finance Corporation. At DFC she oversees the integration of a climate lens across DFC's strategy, operations and business development efforts leading to over $2.2 billion dollars in climate-linked investments in 2022 alone.

  • Gabriel Chege: Soil Analyst, Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO), Kibos Centre
Gabriel Chege is an enthusiast of soil and its different dynamics. Currently, he is a student at the University of Eldoret doing an MSc in Soil Science. He also works for a Soil Cross Cutting project which is suited at Colorado State University as a Soil Analyst where activities are based in Western Kenya region. Our objective is to sensitive and capacity-built farmers in better soil health management practices for better crop productivity.
  • Ibrahim Maigari: Founder and CEO, Rice Afrika 
Ibrahim Maigari is currently the Founder/CEO of RiceAfrika Technologies (A tech-driven agriculture optimization platform connecting smallholder farmers in Africa with critical service providers through the FarmEASY Operating System) 

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