From Refugee to Global Visionary: An Evening With Dr. Cedric Habiyaremye

Tuesday, May 14

6:30 – 9:30pm PDT

Town Hall Seattle

1119 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Join Grow Further Founder Dr. Peter Kelly and crop scientist Dr. Cedric Habiyaremye for an inspiring discussion on how to build a food-secure future and promote economic security through climate-smart agriculture, research funding, and innovation.

Dr. Habiyaremye will share his journey from a childhood marked by hunger in Rwanda and a Tanzanian refugee camp, to his current role as a distinguished crop scientist on a mission to end hunger—while Dr. Kelly will share an innovative mechanism to fund agricultural research in the Global South to address food insecurity and climate change. 

We invite you to join us for an exciting event exploring collaborative solutions for:

🌱 Enhancing Global Food Security and Nutrition

🌱 Advancing Climate and Sustainability Initiatives

🌱 Establishing Innovative Mechanisms for Funding Agricultural R&D

🌱 Promoting Economic Growth and National Security through Food Security

Refreshments will be served. You don’t want to miss this event!

About Dr. Cedric Habiyaremye:

TED Speaker and 2018 World Hunger Leadership Award Winner Dr. Cedric Habiyaremye serves as Special Assistant to the CEO at Food Systems for the Future. Founder of QuinoaHub and Origencia Group, his global recognition includes membership on the United Nations Committee on World Food Security and collaborations with esteemed institutions such as Harvard University and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.

About Dr. Peter Kelly:

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.

About Grow Further:

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.

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