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Empowering Trade with Africa Through Agriculture
June 12 @ 1:00 pm CDT/ Free
In partnership with Minnesota Africans United and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, join us for a webinar focused on trade and agriculture in Africa.
The webinar will feature keynote speaker Dr. Kemba Marshall, Director, Land O’ Lakes Purina Animal Nutrition Center, Veterinary Services, and international guest speaker, Lizette Echobei, Founder of Nulla Farms in Cameroon, who will share her story and involvement in farming in Cameroon.
We’ll also hear from African entrepreneurs and farmers in Minnesota as they share insight into their organic farming journey, including the challenges and successes in providing healthy and safe food to communities while advancing Minnesota’s economic prosperity, and from experts in the field who will discuss the resources available in support of African farmers in Minnesota and in Africa.
Speakers include Global Minnesota President Mark Ritchie, and representatives from Nulla Group, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Land O’Lakes, Naima Farms, Kilimo Minnesota, Afro Connects, Global Empowerment, AgThrive, Afro Connections, and others.
Presented in partnership with Minnesota Africans United and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, as well as AgThrive, Land O’Lakes, Naima Farms, and the Somali American Farmers Association.