On October 9, 2014, FARMD Annual Conference keynote speaker Dr. David Ameyaw of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) led a webinar discussing the findings of AGRA’s African Agriculture Status Report 2014. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of emerging challenges facing smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and highlights areas where investments in African agriculture have the potential to be most productive.
Dr. David Sarfo Ameyaw is currently the Director for Strategy, Monitoring, and Evaluation in The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) based in Nairobi, Kenya. He is the Managing Editor for the Africa Agriculture Status reports series. Dr. Ameyaw has served as the Senior Director for Monitoring and Evaluation at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Washington DC, and also as the Director for Monitoring and Evaluation, and Acting Director and Food Security Specialist for Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Silver Springs, Maryland. Dr. Ameyaw has over 25 years of experience in international development in Africa, Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, and South America. He has travelled and worked in over 95 countries around the world. He has published and contributed to development journals and publications and also developed training materials for development professionals.
Dr. Ameyaw completed his DMin, M.Div, and BA at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, and Diploma in Business Studies (DBS) in Takoradi Polytechnic in Ghana. He is a certified Project Management Professional.