Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress 2018

Training
from Aid & International Development Forum
Registration deadline: 02 Mar 2018 Training date: 06 Mar 2018 to 07 Mar 2018 More Information

The inaugural Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress will take place on 6-7 March 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. Organised by the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF), the Congress brings together senior representatives from ministries of agriculture, heads of key Agri-related public institutions, UN agencies, agricultural firms, NGOs, farm associations, agriculture research and development institutes, investors, donors and the private sector.

The agenda will cover technological innovations, capacity building, innovative financing, partnerships and the use of big data to advance climate-smart agriculture practices across East Africa. The participants will discover how to secure financial investment for CSA initiatives, improve agricultural productivity and scale adoption of technological innovations in agricultural systems. View agenda

The 40+ speaker panel includes Gabriel Rugalema, Representative of the FAO Kenya, Noelle Obrien, Team Leader of the Finance Innovation for Climate Change Fund, Richard Munang, Regional Climate Change Coordinator at the UNEP and Berber Kramer, Research Fellow of the International Food Policy Research Institute and Laban Ogallo, Project Coordinator, IGAD-UNDP amongst others.

WHY ATTEND?

  • Meet key decision makers and agricultural experts to establish public-private partnerships for a sustainable and secure food future in East Africa

  • Discuss practical solutions to the prominent climate change challenges, especially around drought management and irrigation best practice

  • Improve agricultural productivity: strategies for better soil fertility management, water utilisation, mechanisation, precision farming and crop diversity

  • Discover ICT for agri and mAgri innovations: support farmers through technology, data collection, and sharing among actors

  • Create economic opportunities while ensuring sustainability for communities and the environment, and learn about financing trends in the region N-GB'>

By offering keynote addresses, panel discussions and interactive roundtable sessions, the congress enables robust debates on sustainable agricultural transformation and economic opportunities while ensuring sustainability for communities and the environment.

Reserve your place to be part of engaging discussions and connection building in climate smart agriculture in Africa.

​To learn more about the Climate Smart Agriculture Congress, visit the website or email Alina O’Keeffe, Head of Marketing, Aid & International Development Forum at marketing@aidforum.org