He was a co-chair of the Committee to Advance the South Centre. Among his assignments was to host a reception for Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere, Chairman of the South Centre, to present an internationally teleconferenced address.
Mr. Gray travelled to 16 nations in Africa, including the Congo, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa with Real Estate Developer and Jake & Amos Food Founder, David Doolittle, to explore the feasibility of instituting a local canning project in Africa. While there, he met with USAID, industrial packaging companies, African Farmers Women’s Organization, local farmers and various government officials regarding demographically specific project implementation, logistics, guidelines and criteria in various countries. This initiative is presently a project Gray is presenting to Tanzania as part of its agricultural program.