Agenda






# Date Time Session Speaker Panelist
1

23rd September

8:50 am -

Summit Opening MC
2

23rd September

9:00am - 9:19am

Welcome Address Chairman, Sterling Bank
3

23rd September

9:35 am – 9:44 am

Sterling Bank/Sponsor ads advert
4

23rd September

9:45am - 10:20am

Good will messages
  • Prof. Yemi Osinbajo -Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Minister of Agriculture of Ethiopia
  • Alh. Muhammad Sabo Nanono - Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria
  • His Excellency - Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Governor of Kebbi State, Chairman Progressive Governor's Forum (PGF), Vice Chairman Presidential Food Security and member Presidential Fertilizer Availability in Nigeria.
  • Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II – Ooni of Ife
5

23rd September

10:25am - 10:45am

Keynote Address 1: Fast Forward Agriculture: Exploiting The Next Revolution Dr. Adesina Akinwunmi.
President, African Development Bank
6

23rd September

10:50am - 12:15am

Session 1
Role of Technology and Data in Agriculture
Moderator & Lead Discussant:
Sieteka Gatabaki
Mercy Corps
  • Michael Famoroti (Stears Business)
  • NNEKA EZE - Partner, Dalberg
  • Ayodeji Balogun - MD, AFEX
  • Dr. Lavar Kumar - IITA
7

23rd September

12: 15 pm – 12:30pm

Sterling Bank/Sponsor ads advert
8

23rd September

12:30 pm – 1:45pm

Session 2
Role of Financial Intermediation in Agriculture
Moderator & Lead Discussant:
Femi Ogunjimi
Partner, CardinalStone Equity Invt Ltd
  • Martins Fregene - Director, Agriculture and Agro-industry AfDB
  • Bukola Awosanya - GH Agric Finance and Solid Minerals,Sterling Bank
  • Yusuf Philip Yila - Director, Developmental Finance, CBN
  • Garba Mohammed GH Sterling Alternative Finance
9

23rd September

1:45pm – 2:00pm

Sponsor ads
10

23rd September

2:00 pm – 3:15pm

Session 3
Impact of Climate change on Agriculture
Moderator & Lead Discussant:
Aliyu A. Abdulhameed (MD NIRSAL)
  • Dr. Jubril Adeojo - MD, SMEFUNDS Capital, ClimateSAN
  • Dr. Haliu Shaba - NARSDA
  • Segun Adaju - Chief Energizing Office, Consistent Energy Ltd
  • Justine Leigh-Bell, CEO Climate Bond Networ
11

23rd September

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Vote of thanks MD/CEO, Sterling Bank Abu Suleima
























12

24th September

8:50 am – 8:50 am

Summit opening
13

24th September

9:00 am – 9:10am

Day 1 Recap/Highlights MC
14

24th September

9:15 am – 9:45 am

Goodwill Messages
  • Godwin Emefiele - Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
  • Governor Ben Ayade – Executive Governor, Cross River Stat
  • Minister of Agriculture for Rwanda
  • His Royal Majesty (HRM), Oba Abdulwasiu Omogbolahan Lawal, Oniru of Iru Kingdom
15

24th September

9:45 am – 10:00 am

Broadcast of highlights from Day 1 Live Studio
16

24th September

10:00 am – 10:25 am

Keynote Address 2:
Fast Forward Agriculture: Exploiting The Next Revolution
Dr. Kwame Attah-Krah
Director, Advocacy and Country Alignment Function (ACAF), IITA DG’s office.
17

24th September

10:26 am – 10:35 am

Sterling Bank/Sponsor ads advert
18

24th September

10:40 am – 12:10 pm

Session 1
Public-Private Partnership
Moderator & Lead Discussant:
Tayo Aduloju,
Senior Fellow public policy, NESG
  • Ade Adefeko - Vice President Corporate & Government Relation, OLAM
  • Jude Uzonwanne -MD, TUG Capital Partners, Inc.
  • Mallam Muazu – Perm Sec Fed Min of Agric
  • Yohannes Assefa - Director, Agriculture and Agribusiness, USAID East Africa Trade & Investment Hub
19

24th September

12:15 pm – 12:25 pm

Sterling Bank/Sponsor ads advert
20

24th September

12:30 pm – 1:50pm

Session 2
Building a sustainable ecosystem for smallholder farmers
Moderator & Lead Discussant:
Prof. Sani Miko
(Country Director Sasakawa)
  • Chidinma Lawanson - Country Rep, Mastercard Foundation
  • Segun Falade - GM, Golden Agric Inputs, Flour Mills
  • Chichi Aniagolu - Country Rep, Technoserve
  • Kola Masha - MD, Babban Gona
21

24th September

1:51 pm - 1:55 pm

Sterling Bank/Sponsor ads advert
22

24th September

1:56 pm – 2:10 pm

Vote of thanks MD/CEO, Sterling Bank Abu Suleiman
23

24th September

2:10 pm

Day 2 Close