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In this podcast, Debisi talks about his journey, his organisation Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), the challenges posed by COVID19, the realities of climate-smart agriculture and what innovations we can expect in Africa in the near future.

Show Notes


Dr Debisi Araba is a public policy and strategy specialist and is currently the Managing Director at the Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), the premier catalytic, multi-partner platform for food and agriculture transformation in Africa. He is a recognized thought leader across the African agricultural sector. Prior to joining the AGRF, he led the International Center for Tropical Agriculture - CIAT’s work in Africa as the Africa Region Director. He holds a MSc in Clean Technology from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, a Doctorate degree from Imperial College London and a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.

In this podcast, Debisi talks about his journey, his organisation Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), the challenges posed by COVID19, the realities of climate-smart agriculture and what innovations we can expect in Africa in the near future. 

Notes –
01:31 – Debisi’s career arc and journey 
08:08 – All about AGRF and the challenges it is facing 
15:31 – Climate-smart agriculture
22:01 – The concept of ‘hidden hunger’ 
26:02 – AGRF’s 10th Summit 
29:44 – Women and agri businesses in Africa 
32:51 – Politics and policy 
35:36 – Covid19 and food security in Africa 
39:00 – Africa and its innovations

What is Terra.do - Solve #climatechange?

Terra.do is an online climate school. We teach you everything climate, connect you to an online community of changemakers and put you to work remotely on high-impact climate projects that need your unique skills.

Our podcasts are focused on climate change, sustainability, development, conservation, and many more issues focused on developing countries, starting with India.