Africa Lead Learning Series Event
Leadership for Africa's Food Security:
The Hard Facts about the Soft Art of
Facilitative Leadership
Date: Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m - 12.30 p.m. East Africa Time
Location: Nairobi, Kenya (TradeMark Hotel, Gigiri)
Join us for a special Africa Lead Final Year Learning Series event to discuss Africa Lead's leadership for food security programming and the central role of facilitative leadership in driving agricultural transformation.

We're excited to announce our key speakers and panelists for the event:

  • H.E. Prof Kivutha Kibwana, Governor, Makueni County, Kenya 
  • Kinyua M'Mbijjewe, Managing Director, AgCuity
  • Anne Onyango, Agriculture Secretary, MoALF
  • Remarks from USAID Representative

Other panelists for the event:

  • Catherine Mbindyo, Program Learning Director, Kenya NiWajibu Wetu (NIWETU) 
  • Victor Odero, Regional Advocacy Coordinator, International Rescue Committee, (IRC)
  • George Wamwere, Livestock Value Chain Manager, International Livestock Research Centre, (ILRI)
  • Rosemary Nyoka, Deputy Chief of Party, Fintrac, Zimbabwe

About the Event

Held in conjunction with the final day programming of our East and Southern Africa six-month Executive Leadership Course for Africa's Food Security, the learning event will bring together development practitioners and managers working in food security, agricultural development, resilience building and governance to engage in a compelling conversation about facilitative leadership.

The objective of this event is to learn and share lessons about how facilitative leadership is essential in making multi-stakeholder activities and processes successful and to learn how we can all use the approach more effectively.

What will be discussed?
  • What facilitative leadership is and why it is important
  • Exploring facilitative leadership examples from Africa Lead's continental programming
  • Learning facilitative leadership - gain perspectives from participants in our new Executive Leadership Course
Learning Series Article

Facilitative Leadership: the Cornerstone of Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration

A great primer for the facilitative leadership learning event, Africa Lead Chief of Party Steve Smith explores the characteristics and value of facilitative leadership.

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