VIRTUAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
A future-proof poultry industry in and for Sub-Saharan Africa
Country of honor: Kenya
COVID-19 has been desrupting industries all over the world. Therefore, being up to speed about the latest developments and short- and long-term forecasts of the poultry industry are now even more crucial to ensure a healthy and future-proof industry in Sub-Saharan Africa.
On 1 September 2021, starting from 10 o’clock EAT the Virtual Leadership Conference will lead you through a series of presentations to help to make your business ready for the future. Will you be there? Participation is free of charge upon registration.
Session 1: A strategic approach for the future
Session 2: Zooming in on Kenya: Foodsystems study in the poultry industry
Session 3: Best practices from the field
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Meet our panel of experts
Mr. Nan-Dirk Mulder
Senior Analyst – Animal protein, Rabobank
Digital Strategist, Squaremoon
Rural innovation and livelihoods advisor, Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation – Wageningen University and Research
Secretary of World Poultry Science Association (WPSA) – Ghana branch
Peter van Horne
Senior Researscher, Wageningen Economic Research
Chairman: Mr. Zhenja Antochin, Senior Project Manager, VIV worldwide
Chairmain: Ms. Diána Tóth, Junior Project Manager, VIV worldwide
Herman Snel, Rural Innovation & Livelihoods Advisor, Wageningen University & Research, (The Netherlands):
A food systems perspective for reducing losses in the Kenyan poultry sector.
Chairman: Mr. Roel Mulder, Secretary General, World Poultry Science Association (WPSA)
Mrs. Comfort Acheampong, THE ASA WISHH AMPLIFIES GHANA PROJECT (Ghana):
The Ghana National Egg Campaign Secretariat and Eat Ghana Chicken Program: A Sustainable Strategy to Boost Local Health and Poultry Production In this COVID – 19 Pandemic Era” and the Way Forward.
Peter van Horne, Senior researcher, Wageningen Economic Research (Netherlands):
Competitiveness of the poultry sector in Eastern and Southern Africa.
Nan-Dirk Mulder joined Rabobank International’s Food & Agribusiness Advisory and Research department (FAR) in 2001. He is global animal protein specialist and has worked with many of the leading animal protein companies in the world. He is based in Rabobank’s headquarter in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
Nan-Dirk graduated in agricultural economics, marketing and market research from the Netherlands’ Wageningen Agricultural University in 1996. Before his appointment at Rabobank International, Nan-Dirk worked for the Product Boards for Livestock, Meat and Eggs (PVE) and the Agricultural Economic Research Institute (LEI) in the Netherlands.
Jan analyzes and transforms data into art at Squaremoon. He made his start as a social data analyst in 2013 and co-founded Squaremoon in 2018. He loves the internet but above all, he loves to sell you holidays to Vakantiehuisjes Waddenrust.
Herman has over 15 years of international experience working in the field of agricultural development and food system transitions.
He has worked an lived in Africa and Latin America where he has supported initiatives focusing on sustainable development, inclusive agribusiness, sector transformation, post-harvest loss reduction and, rural development planning.
Herman has worked in Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, Ecuador, Guatemala, Bolivia and, Myanmar bringing together a variety of stakeholders to design and implement integrated development initiatives with a focus on inclusive and resilient food system transitions.
Msc (International Agriculture, Van Hall Larenstein University Of Applied Science, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Secretary For The World Poultry Science Association- Ghana Branch (Wpsaghb)
A Retired Educationist – National Coordinator For Agriculture And Environmental Science With The Ghana Education Service Headquarters
Former Hatchery Manager For The Ghana Education Service Hatchery In Accra
Current Ly The Technical Specialist Of The American Soybean Association (Asa Wishh) Amplifies – Ghana Project
Peter van Horne
Peter van Horne is a senior researcher at Wageningen Economic Research (WEcR). WEcR is part of Wageningen University and Research (WUR) in the Netherlands. He got his degree in farm economics at the Wageningen University in 1984. Since than he is working at WEcR. He is full time occupied with poultry research projects for the national government, EU, European Parliament, international organisations and industry. Main topics the last years have been the economics of animal welfare, environmental protection, animal health, international competition and marketing. As all his research is dealing with economics and poultry his position can be summarized by ‘poultry economist’. He has a long standing experience with leading international projects related to the poultry sector. Peter is involved in several international networks. To mention two: he is chairman of working group 1 (economics) of the European Federation of the World Poultry Science Association (WPSA) and economic analyst for the International Egg Commission (IEC) in London.
Zhenja Antochin – moderator
Senior Project Manager, VIV worldwide
Diána Tóth – moderator
Junior Project Manager, VIV worldwide
Roel Mulder – moderator
Secretary General of the World Poultry Science Association (WPSA)