The world’s biggest conversation on tea sustainability takes place at the RADISSON BLU HOTEL, Nairobi on Wednesday 10th May 2017
|10.00-10.15||Welcome & introduction including rules|
|10.15-11.15||Overview Tea Africa initiatives – to hear different perspectives and updates on key initiatives in the tea sector in Africa
With Lerionka Tiampati (KTDA), David Knopp (Wood Foundation), Luke Potter (Gatsby Charitable Foundation), Sarah Roberts (ETP) and Jordy van Honk (IDH)
|11.15-12.30||The future of tea growing in East-Africa - to discuss challenges faced by the producers and buyers in the industry and the way forward for the African tea industry.
With Simon Hotchkin (Taylors of Harrogate), Arijit Mukherjee (Unilever), Alfred Njagi (KTDA), Chris Flowers (Camellia Plc), Sebastian Hobhouse (PGI Group), Rachel Wilshaw (Oxfam) and Sean de Cleene (AGRA)
|15.00-15.15||Feedback from break-out sessions|
|15.15-16.00||Gender in tea supply chain approaches – to hear how challenges faced by women in the tea industry are addressed by industry players in collaboration with expert organizations.
With Winfridah Nyakwara (Unilever), Alberta Wambua (Gender Violence Recovery Centre)
|16.00-16.45||Landscape approaches: the case of the South West Mau Forest Landscape in Kenya - to share insights on the landscape approach.
With HE Frans Makken (Dutch Ambassador Kenya), Christian Lambrechts (Rhino Ark), Ken Odire (Unilever), Dr Lang’at (IDH)
|16.45-17.15||Wrap up and conclusions|