Co-chaired by John McDermott, CGIAR/IFPRI Washington and the Hon. Ruth Oniang’o, Rural Outreach Programme, Kenya.
- Catherine Bertini, World Food Prize Laureate;
- Cheikh Ndiaye, Executive Director, African Food and Agriculture Skills Development Centre, Senegal;
- Samuel Godefroy, Senior Food Regulatory Expert, SAFE, United Nations Industrial Development Organization;
- Lara Hanna Wakim, Vice-Director, Higher Center for Research, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon;
- Delia Randolph, ILRI, Co-leader Animal and Human Health;
- Silnia Badenhorst, Group Food Safety Manager (SME) Massmart-Walmart Africa.