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Rental Partner: Grow Further presents

Dr. Cedric Habiyaremye

From Refugee to Global Visionary

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Tuesday, May 14
6:30 pm PDT


The Mehdi Reading Room
1119 8th Ave
Seattle, 98101 United States
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Presented by Grow Further. For questions about this event, please contact Grow Further at info@growfurther.org.

From Refugee to Global Visionary: An Evening With Dr. Cedric Habiyaremye. May 14th | 6:30 PM PST | Town Hall | 1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98101

Join Grow Further for an inspiring evening with Dr. Cedric Habiyaremye as he shares his journey from a childhood marked by hunger in Rwanda and a Tanzanian refugee camp to his current role as a distinguished crop scientist and sustainability entrepreneur. Driven by a vision for a hunger-free world, Dr. Habiyaremye will discuss sustainable initiatives crucial for global food security.

In conversation with Dr. Peter Kelly, founder and CEO of Grow Further, a global food security non-profit, this event will delve into collaborative solutions for:

  • Enhancing Global Food Security and Nutrition
  • Advancing Climate and Sustainability Initiatives
  • Establishing Innovative Mechanisms for Agricultural Research and Development Funding
  • Promoting Economic Growth and National Security through Food Security

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Learn more about our speakers:

Dr. Cedric Habiyaremye serves as Special Assistant to the CEO at Food Systems for the Future and is the founder of QuinoaHub and Origencia Group. His global recognition includes membership on the United Nations Committee on World Food Security, prestigious awards like the World Hunger Leadership Award, and collaborations with esteemed institutions such as Harvard University and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.

Before founding Grow Further, Dr. Peter Kelly was an assistant professor of economics at Renmin University in Beijing, where he taught and published on agriculture, international development, and the environment. Alongside his role at Grow Further, he serves on several boards, including as vice chair of Carbon Washington. Dr. Kelly holds a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from UC Berkeley, a BS in International Agricultural Development from UC Davis, and has completed the Global Leadership Forum by Global Washington.

Learn more about the host:

At Grow Further, our mission is to empower farmers, scientists, and individuals worldwide to create a food-secure future. Grow Further funds agricultural innovation projects in developing countries that promote climate resilience, healthy families, and economic security.

Whether you’re a current or potential donor, volunteer, partner, or simply curious about our work, this event offers an engaging and informative experience.

Don’t miss this chance to become part of the Grow Further community and contribute to a more food-secure future. Visit our website at growfurther.org and sign up for our newsletter for information about our initiatives.

Presented by Grow Further. For questions about this event, please contact Grow Further at info@growfurther.org.

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