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Mobilizing diaspora potential for boosting livelihood opportunities in agribusiness

Event date with timezone
- Europe/Dublin
Type of Event
Food and Agriculture Organization and the Africa-Europe Diaspora Development Platform

The side-event aims to provide a space to share knowledge and best practices on how to facilitate and maximize the impact of diaspora’s financial and non-financial contributions to the agri-food sector of countries of origin. The event will build on the results and lessons learnt emerged from successful partnerships and project activities



Opening remarks

  • Raschad AlKhafaji, Director, FAO Liaison Office with the European Union and Belgium
  • Mirana Rajoharison, Executive Director-Programmes, Africa-Europe Diaspora Development Platform (ADEPT)


Diaspora contributions to food security and rural development

  • Gregory Dianzenza, Policy, Advocacy and Partnership Officer, ADEPT
  • Opio Richard, Second Secretary, Diaspora Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Uganda
  • Antonio Querido, FAO Representative-Uganda


The voices of diaspora agripreneurs

  • Pamela Anyoti, CEO Asante Mama
  • Lydia Nakayenze Schubert, CEO OncaPlanta
  • Muawiya Mukasa, CEO Kalf Rabbitry
  • Mbemba Jabbi, CEO African Centre


Closing remarks  

Event Document(s)
Allegato Dimensione
Side Event Report 252.5 KB