AATF Launch Images

Prof Jennifer Thomson, AATF Board Chair, welcomes Hon Kipruto arap Kirwa, Kenya's Minister for Agriculture Looking on are Dr Romano Kiome, Director, KARI, and Dr Carlos Seré, Director General, ILRI.
Mr Paul Okong’o, a local farmer, chats with Hon Kipruto arap Kirwa during the launch. Looking on are Prof Norah Olembo, Executive Director, ABSF, and Dr Romano Kiome.
Dr Eugene Terry (second left), outgoing AATF Implementing Director, leads guests to the launch venue.
Dr Gordon Conway, President, Rockefeller Foundation, waters the tree he planted to commemorate the launch. Mr Herbert Wanyango, a farmer from western Kenya, waters a commemorative tree that he and Mr Paul Okong'o planted on behalf of farmers.
Dr Peter Ewell waters the tree he planted on behalf of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), an AATF investor.
Dr Nick Hooton waters a tree he planted on behalf of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Developmnet (DFID), an AATF investor. Prof Jennifer Thomson and Hon Kipruto arap Kirwa cut the tape to officially open the AATF facilities. Prof Jennifer Thomson and Hon Kipruto arap Kirwa unveil the plaque to commemorate the opening of the AATF facilities.
Hon Kipruto arap Kirwa signs the Visitors’ Book as Dr Mpoko Bokanga, Executive Director, AATF, Prof Jennifer Thomson and Dr Eugene Terry look on. Prof Jennifer Thomson and Hon Kipruto arap Kirwa cut the commemorative cake. Hon Kipruto arap Kirwa (right), Dr Eugene Terry and Mr Joseph Kinyua, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Kenya, toast to the launch of the AATF.
AATF staff members Joan Abila (right) and Martha Tilahun serve the commemorative cake. The AATF Board of Trustees (16 June 2004). The AATF team (16 June 2004).
 
Some of the guests at the launch.  

 

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