Challenge & Opportunity: How Three Female Agricultural Entrepreneurs are Responding to COVID-19

COVID-19 has dramatically changed business as we know it, especially for agricultural entrepreneurs. Join Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation Director Laura Harwig in a discussion with three of our partners about their experiences adapting to the pandemic and what it means for the future of their respective businesses.

– Linnet Akol, Managing Director of Krystal Ice (Kampala, Uganda)
– Sylvia Natukunda, CEO and Facility Manager of Farm Reap (Kampala, Uganda)
– Affiong Williams, Founder and CEO of ReelFruit (Lagos, Nigeria)

As part of this discussion, Partnering for Innovation will share highlights from its recent survey capturing the impact of COVID-19 on our past and current partners engaged in various agribusiness sectors across 19 countries.

Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation is changing the landscape for supporting agriculture in emerging-market countries by empowering the private sector to raise incomes and reduce hunger.

Time: 10 am EDT

Location: Virtual

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020