Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai


Eltighani Elamin

Agricultural Economics and Policy Research Center (Sudan)

Mr. Elamin is currently affiliated professor in AEPRC _ Agricultural Economics & Policy Research Center, a High-Level Panel Expert with World Committee for Food Security & Nutrition (HLPE) and an Ex TL for Policies & Capacity Development Programme for AU-IBAR _Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources. He is a professor of agricultural policy and capacity development with over 30 years in project/program research coordination, impact evaluation of humanitarian projects and micro & macroeconomic policy & capacity development, sectoral and M&E promoting Digital Agro Value Chains for Green and Blue economies. He works as key expert for main stakeholders concerned with eradicating extreme hunger, malnutrition and poverty including State Governments, INGOs, WFP, EU, AU, USAID, GIZ, and WB projects in managing and monitoring FSN, Health & WASH, rural markets and business in conflict crisis countries including Sudan, Afghanistan, Somalia, and Iraq. Mr. Elamin is one of HLPE team member who has prepared report # 13 on "Multi-Stakeholder Partnership for Financing and Improving FSN”. Being the co-founder of AEPRC and member of the WBG, Mr. Elamin’s main research areas are agricultural economics, environmental policy, and public finance for rural development, with over 40 research publications.

Prof Elamin experiences in policy & capacity development include:
 Quantitative Research Methods
 Financial and Cost effectiveness management for donor value for money
 Marketing and market research
 Agricultural business modelling and planning
 Food Security and Food safety program analysis, formulation and evaluation
 Quality assurance and control (QAQC)
 Standards and compliance
 Financing for Development
 Certificate of "Associate Editor-in-chief" receiver at American Journal in Health Science (AJIHS) in USA - https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6587625465811472384/
 Editor on Board for Open Access Journal. Juniper Publishers

Sessions of the speaker



10:00 - 11:00

The Agriculture industry has been going through a phase of innovation. The legacy agriculture model is facing pressure in meeting the demands for the future: demographics, scarcity of natural resources, climate change, and food waste all these challenges are not working in favour of the traditional methods. To address these challenges, government, investors and innovative agriculture technologies need to combine their efforts to meet future needs.

10:00 - 10:05


Matthieu de Clercq
Oliver Wyman FZ LLC

10:15 - 10:25

Keynote Address 2

Abdulaziz AlMulla
CEO and Co-Founder
Madar Farms

10:05 - 10:15

Keynote Address 1

H.E Mohammed Bin Obaid Al Mazrooei
President and Chairman
Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development (AAAID)

10:25 - 10:55

Panel Discussion

Seta Tutundjian,
Director of Programs
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture
Eltighani Elamin
Agricultural Economics and Policy Research Center (Sudan)