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Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress 2018

  •  06/03/2018 - 07/03/2018
  •  Nairobi, Kenya

 http://www.csa-africa.aidforum.org/

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The inaugural Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress is taking place on 6-7 March 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Africa CSA Congress will unite senior representatives from governments, UN and donor agencies, farmers’ associations, cooperatives, NGOs and CBOs, research institutes, investors and the private sector to look into innovations, partnerships and financing to advance climate smart agriculture in East Africa.  

Discover how to secure financial investment for CSA and scale adoption of technological innovations in agricultural systems, as well as best practice in capacity building, innovative financing, policy frameworks and the use of big data to advance climate-smart agriculture practices. Hear from expert speakers including 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 amongst others. View agenda

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

​By offering keynote addresses, panel discussions and interactive roundtable sessions, the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress enables robust debates on sustainable agricultural transformation and innovations in seed technology, soil and drought management in the region. Save the date and reserve your place to be part of engaging discussions and connection building in climate smart agriculture in Africa. Register here

For more information about the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress, visit csa-africa.aidforum.org or email Alina O’Keeffe, Head of Marketing, Aid & international Development Forum (AIDF) at marketing@aidforum.org

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