Day 2

Pathways to addressing food & nutrition security in Kenya and Tanzania in Covid times.

10:00-10:15 EAT

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Opening ceremony

● Welcoming remarks from Deogratias Mbona, NAAT Chair
● Welcoming remarks from the Netherlands Embassy

10:15-12:00 EAT

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Theme: Food Security in East Africa Towards Resilient Food


  1. Dr. Honest Kessy, Director of Food Security – Ministry of Agriculture 
  2. Audax Rukonge, Executive Director Agricultural Non State Actors’ Forum (ANSAF) 
  3. Prof Geoffrey Mkamilo, Director of Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute (TARI)
  4. Dr. Beatrice Lyimo, Senior Research Officer – Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)
  5. Speaker from WUR university 


Dr. Omari Mbura, Senior Lecturer University of Dar es Salaam Business School

Panel Discussion and Q&A Session

14:00-16:00 EAT

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Theme: Impact of Covid 19 on Agriculture: Lessons learned


1. Ms. Latifa Khamis, Director General of TanTrade 

2. Ndeoya Mungure, Tanzania Horticulture Association 

3. Hadija Jabir, Managing Director, GBRI

4. Abdallah Msambachi, Embassy of the Netherlands in Tanzania 


Dr. Wambuka Rangi, Lecturer at Open University of Tanzania (NAAT member)