29-30 August 2016, Canberra
Speakers’ Bios & Abstracts
Sir John Crawford Address
Fees & Registration
Mr Rodrigo Ortiz
Rodrigo Ortiz is the Secretariat Lead for the AgResults Program that implements the Kenya On-Farm-Storage Pilot. He is a senior economic development advisor who specialises in private sector development in emerging markets, with experience in 74 countries, spanning 40 years. With a proven track record of developing organisations and leading and implementing large and complex technical assistance programs, he has advised economic development agencies, provincial and state governments, and international donor organizations including USAID and the World Bank as well as other public and private sector organisations.
Throughout his career, Dr Ortiz has created and managed world-class economic development, investment and export promotion agencies. These agencies focus on export, trade and investment services, logistics and special economic zones, and industrial, agricultural and service sector projects in Africa, the Middle East, North Africa, Latin American, the Caribbean, and East, Central and South East Asia. Prior to AgResults, Mr Ortiz was with the World Bank, where he headed a technical assistance unit that develop investment promotion capacity for member countries. He was the resident Program Manager for large projects in Jordan, South Africa, Bolivia, Cyprus, and Pakistan and he held strategic roles in technical engagements throughout the globe.
Bridging the Gap to On-Farm Storage: