Challenge & Opportunity: How Three Female Agricultural Entrepreneurs are Responding to COVID-19
Event Date: Jun 18, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: United States
Online: Online Event
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.