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THE CONFERENCE OUTCOMES

The EBAFOSC conference outcomes are outlined in the following documents which are...

Opening remarks

H.E. Mrs. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime, Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture of...

Wecome to AFSAC2015

The 2014 Africa Progress Panel report presents the two faces of Africa: robust economic growth and continuing poverty. But the report suggests Africa could change this duality by asking: how can resources make a positive impact on development? While impressive headline growth figures are reported, incomes do not trickle down to improve livelihoods of the majority of the population. Diversifying sources of growth, to include a strengthened agriculture sector that works with nature and not against it, will go a long way to improving livelihoods, considering that the sector currently employs about 60% of Africa’s labour force, most of it rural.

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Guests Speakers

Dr. Alice Kaudia

Dr. Alice Kaudia

Dr. Alice Kaudia is the current Environment Secretary in the Republic of Kenya and works for the Ministry of Environment...

Rhoda Peace Tumusiime

Rhoda Peace Tumusiime

Her Excellency Tumusiime Rhoda Peace is the Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture at the African Union. Prior to assuming...

Mounkaila Goumandakoye

Mounkaila Goumandakoye

Mounkaila Goumandakoye is the Regional Director for UNEP in Africa. Mounkaila joined UNEP from UNDP Drylands Development Centre where he started...

Dr. Patrick Kormawa

Dr. Patrick Kormawa

Patrick Momoh-Nuwah Kormawa is the  Subregional Coordinator for Eastern Africa (SFE) for the UN`s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). He...

Dr. Agnes Kalibata

Dr. Agnes Kalibata

Dr. Agnes Kalibata, from Rwanda, is AGRA’s President.  Most recently, she was Rwanda’s Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI)....

Dr. Anthony Nyong

Dr. Anthony Nyong

Dr. Anthony Nyong is the Division Manager, Environment and Social Protection at the African Development Bank. He was previously head,...

Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo

Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo

Dr. Yemi Akinbamijo is the Executive Director of the Accra-based Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) with almost 30...

Dr. Cosmas Ochieng

Dr.  Cosmas Ochieng

Dr. Cosmas Ochieng is the Executive Director of ACTS.  Dr. Ochieng has held various positions in a number of university, ...

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About the Conference

Partners

              Africa Adaptataion Knowledge Network (AAKNet)    Fanrpan   Pan Africa Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA)     CIAT     CCEC            Eco Agricultuture                                   

APPRECIATION

On behalf of the Conference Secretariat of the 2nd Africa Ecosystem based Adaptation for Food Security Conference, we are pleased to say thank you to each of you who have attended this conference and thanks to our participants, special guests and guest speakers. We appreciate you for taking the time and effort to be here. 

Conference Outcomes

Opening Plenary Photos

Conference Documents

About the Conference

The 2014 Africa Progress Panel report presents the two faces of Africa: robust economic growth and continuing poverty. But the report suggests Africa could change this duality by asking: how can resources make a positive impact on development? 

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