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Virtual Conference // Cultivate Africa - Galvanizing Partnerships for Promoting Resilient Agriculture and Food Systems in Africa in the Shadow of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Cultivate Africa is an event organized by the Africa Union Commission in partnership with Hallpax. The main objective of Cultivate Africa is to unlock a concerted multi-stakeholder partnership toward a sustained and effective response leading to averting potential adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on food security and nutrition and food systems (production, distribution, trading and market access of agricultural commodities and services). A Side Event specifically discusses the impacts of COVID-19 on the strive of achieving sustainable water-, energy-, and food security.

category Conferences, Forums and Symposiums tag Food tag Food and agriculture tag Governance tag Governance of the Nexus tag Health tag Covid19 globe Africa
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17 November 09:00 - 10:00 am

Side Session "Up in Smoke 2.0"

The pandemic has heightened the sense of urgency for the adoption of sustainable water, energy, and food security solutions and yet made navigating the road ahead increasingly complex. The ramifications of poverty relapses and millions of urban and rural households slipping into poverty are arguably evident in the accelerated rate of the depletion of our forests. What are the implications on existing strategies and the future role of key actors in post-COVID-19 solutions?

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