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4th International Open Data Conference
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Friday, October 7 • 11:00 - 12:00
Open agricultural funding: breaking down Silos

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Open agricultural funding: breaking down Silos

Moderators
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Laia Grino

Director, Transparency, Accountability and Results, InterAction
Title proposal: Open agricultural funding: breaking down Silos. | | Biography: Laia Griñó is Director of Transparency, Accountability and Results at InterAction, the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the U.S. Laia leads InterAction's efforts to increase transparency, accountability and effectiveness in the NGO sector, and to increase the transparency of U.S. foreign assistance. This involves supporting the... Read More →

Speakers
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Melanie Bacou

Agricultural Economist, HarvestChoice
Biography: Melanie joined HarvestChoice in 2010 as a Agricultural Economist. Her research focuses on the spatial distribution and characteristics of small farm holders in sub-Saharan Africa with a view to better inform poverty-reducing investment programs. | Mel has 15 years of quantitative and statistical analysis and 10 years in the design and development of information systems. She has lead IT implementations and advised governments in the... Read More →
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Lauren Bradford

Director, Global Partnerships, Foundation Center
Biography: As Director of Global Partnerships at Foundation Center, Lauren Bradford manages the SDG Philanthropy Platform including SDGfunders.org and other major projects and relationships. She joined Foundation Center to create a global strategy for developing and managing bilateral and multilateral partnerships that are instrumental in fulfilling the organization’s vision to build a global data and knowledge base for philanthropy... Read More →
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Rupert Simons

Chief Executive, Publish What You Fund
Biography: Rupert is CEO of Publish What You Fund, the global campaign for aid transparency. He is responsible for the organisation’s strategy and leads its involvement with the Open Ag Funding project. He previously worked for the Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative as country head for Liberia. Before that he helped set up the Agricultural Transformation Agency in Ethiopia and advised agricultural projects in Liberia and Ghana. Rupert... Read More →

Coordinators
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Paige Kirby

Engagement and Partnerships Associate, Development Gateway
Title proposal: Data and the SDGs. | | Biography: Paige is passionate about developing tools and processes that elevate local decision-makers. She drives DG's innovation work around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a particular focus on making SDGs relevant and actionable in national and sub-national contexts. Paige has a range of experience supporting technical, communications, and applied research projects for a range of... Read More →

Friday October 7, 2016 11:00 - 12:00
Room F

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