Ovidiu Bujorean
Roots to Foods Podcast is designed and hosted by Ovidiu Bujorean, Director for Partnerships and Investments with AV Ventures. Ovidiu leads AV Ventures' growth in Sub-Saharan Africa and is building impactful educational and financial vehicles that support middle sized agriculture businesses and agriculture (adjacent) technology ventures. Ovidiu worked as a venture capitalist with the founder of Motorola Ventures, and later designed entrepreneurship programs such as GIST (Global Innovation Through Science and Technology Network) – now the flagship U.S. Department of State program, active in 135 countries. Ovidiu holds an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School and an MBA from MIT Sloan.
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Speaker includes Agritech Innovators, Experienced Farmers, Investment Experts, Government Officials, Environmentalists and Climate Experts, Climate-Resilient Farming Advocates, Agricultural Extension Specialists and Agribusiness Entrepreneurs etc.
Welcome to the Roots To Foods podcast, brought to you by AV-Ventures, your gateway to the dynamic world ofAfrican agriculture. Join us on this exciting journey as we dive deep into the agricultural sector, exploring innovative financing, investment opportunities, and cutting-edge technologies that are reshaping the landscape of African agriculture.

We're here to empower you with knowledge and inspire you to be apart of the food resilience revolution on the African continent. In addition, this podcast will feature breakthrough technologies, entrepreneurs, and organizations that quickly scaled food system solutions 
that benefit African communities. 

The Roots To Foods podcast is a rich resource hub and community of entrepreneurs, executives, and investors in the agtech, food systems, and climate adaptation sector in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Cultivating Inclusive Growth

AV Ventures is ACDI/VOCA’s for-profit subsidiary. We provide innovative, catalytic financing to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with strong potential for growth and impact in Africa, Central Asia, and Latin America. Such investments contribute to more competitive, resilient, and inclusive market systems and provide better economic opportunities for marginalized communities. With offices in Accra, Ghana; Nairobi, Kenya; and Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; AVV is building on the existing global foundation of more than 60 years of its parent organization, ACDI/VOCA.

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