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NEPAD Unveils Farmer As Goodwill Ambassador

Posted: Jul 23, 2015 at 12:22 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)


The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) has announced the appointment of Clifford Spencer, a professional farmer with over 40 years’ experience in global agriculture, as its Goodwill Ambassador.

Spencer who was unveiled by NEPAD’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr Ibrahim Mayaki, is internationally recognised for developing alternative crops and agronomic practices.

In making the announcement, Mayaki said Spencer will be an excellent and eloquent advocate on NEPAD’s development agenda given his strong commitment to the values and principles of NEPAD, adding that his experience and talent will assist the NEPAD Agency reach out to and engage with important stakeholders.

Spencer expressed his gratitude on the appointment and emphasised that he will use his experience and expertise to drive the NEPAD agenda forward.