Past eventResearch Event

South Sudan: Opportunities and Independence

23 May 2011 - 12:00 to 13:00

Chatham House, London


HE Dr Anne Itto Leonardo, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry and Deputy Secretary General of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement, South Sudan
Chair: Martin Plaut, Africa Editor, BBC



Dr Itto will speak about the opportunities that surround the impending independence of South Sudan. As Minister of Agriculture she will expand on her plans to develop this area of South Sudan's economy and describe the benefits it can bring to the people of South Sudan and investors. In her position as Deputy Secretary General of the SPLM she will offer insights into political developments in South Sudan and preparations for independence.

For more information please contact Tighisti Amare.