Webinar recap | Creating climate resilient agri-food systems in sub-Saharan Africa

Faced with a growing population and more frequent climate shocks, as well as the impact of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, agriculture and food systems across sub-Saharan Africa are becoming increasingly insecure. But localisation and better dialogue could challenge this trend. On 29 July 2021, Research Fellow at the Economic and Social Research Foundation in Tanzania, …

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Webinar recap | UN Food Systems Summit Pre-event Session on Equity & Justice in Food Systems

The Food Systems Summit is calling for transformation in the way the world produces, consumes and thinks about food. However, there is a risk that transformation discourse pays insufficient attention to social differentiation, politics and power. Held on the 26th July, the UN Food Systems Summit Pre-event Session on Equity & Justice in Food Systems …

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Learning alliances, COVID-19 and climate resilience: Tanzanian fellow builds lifelong policy and research skills

Since primary school, Agatha Kiama has been fond of the environment. Though some childhood passions fade over time, Kiama’s love for nature was a launch point for her career tackling climate change, sustainability and food systems in Tanzania. “My passion is about opening people’s eyes to the impact we have on the environment,” she says. …

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Webinar recap | Africa’s future food & nutrition security: Impacts under different climate, trade and policy scenarios

Ensuring people in Africa have the right amounts and the right kinds of food to support healthy lifestyles is increasingly challenging. Climatic and population pressures will only exacerbate these challenges. But with proactive policies to support appropriate agricultural production and international food trade, future food and nutritional security should be attainable without compromising other sustainability …

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