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June 2020

Webinar – A new era for food and climate: Driving transformative actions

June 25, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 8:30 pm

About Join CGIAR on 25 June 2020, for a global event to spark action to transform food systems to avert a food and climate crisis in the time of COVID-19. A new era for food and climate: Driving transformative actions, is a full-day, around-the-world virtual relay event that starts in Australia and concludes in Colombia. The event aims to inspire collective action on the 11 priorities laid out in the flagship report of the Transforming Food Systems Under a Changing Climate initiative,…

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July 2020

Webinar: Tailoring Nutrient Management for Conservation Agriculture in Africa

July 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

About ICYMI Dr. Hakim Boulal from The African Plant Nutrition Institute delivers the most recent Mohammed VI Polytechnic University ESAFE webinar on Tailoring Nutrient Management for Conservation Agriculture in Africa. Watch full webinar recording here

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Ways to Walk the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Talk: The Way Forward

July 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
online

Details The webinar will be held on Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 3:00-4:30 PM EAT. Please register here For more information, please visit the webpage of the event. About The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Africa Office/Energy Unit, and Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities are pleased to invite you to the concluding event of a series of webinars on the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus. These webinars aimed at providing a throughout understanding of why implementing the WEF…

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Webinar: Draft scoping reports for the IPBES nexus and transformative change assessments

July 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Details Date: 14 July 2020 Time: 15:00 – 16:45 CEST Please click here to register: https://bit.ly/2YaxWiE For more information please visit IPBES website About The review of the draft scoping report for the nexus assessment (thematic assessment of the interlinkages among biodiversity, water, food and health in the context of climate change) is currently ongoing between 5 June and 31 July 2020 (EM/2020/14). The review of the draft scoping report of the transformative change assessment (thematic assessment of the underlying causes…

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Webinar: Indigenous and Local Knowledge Dialogue Workshop

July 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Details Date: 16 July 2020 Time: 14.00 – 16.00 CEST Please click here to register: https://ipbes.net/ilk-nexus-transformative-meeting For more information please visit IPBES website About IPBES is organizing a virtual dialogue meeting on recognizing and working with indigenous and local knowledge in the nexus and transformative change assessments. The dialogue meeting will be held on 16 July 2020, 14.00 – 16.00 CEST in the context of the implementation of the IPBES approach to recognizing and working with indigenous and local knowledge adopted by…

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Webinar: Water, Energy, and Food Nexus and the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

View Webinar Recording Here About Date: Tuesday 21 July 2020 Time: 10:30 - 12:00 (CAT) Access webinar concept note here Registration link here Details The water energy food (WEF) nexus approach has received growing attention and has been subject to research in Southern Africa. For its operationalisation, the nexus approach challenges existing structures, policies and procedures at regional and national levels and hence, needs to overcome various barriers. There has been progress in developing knowledge, frameworks and tools on operationalising…

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Webinar: The impact of Covid-19 on Africa’s energy sector

July 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Details Title: The role of renewables to empower a long term and sustainable recovery Date: 24th, June 2020 Concept note Click to register About According to official data, the spread of Covid-19 in Africa is lower than in other geographies, but not less worrying. Africa has to face the pandemic with a fragile healthcare system and urban organisation characterised by overcrowded slums, where social distancing is practically impossible. The other face of the pandemic is the dramatic economic consequence, empathised…

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Dialogue on “Transitioning towards a circular economy post Covid-19”

July 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
online

View Webinar Recording Here Details Time: 28 July, 2020 from 9:00am - 12:30pm View program details here Click here to register The Water Research Commission of South Africa, in partnership with the Centre for Transformative Agricultural and Food Systems at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and the Agriculture Research Council (ARC), seek to convene a discussion that will set an agenda on developing pathways that build resilience in the water and energy sectors and improve service delivery amongst vulnerable groups lacking…

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December 2020

UN SDG 7 and 13 – Addressing Your Organization’s Next Steps for Clean Energy and Climate Action

December 16, 2020

About this event Many organizations face a complex array of challenges related to the environmental impact of their operations, especially as it relates to energy and climate risk. Increasing regulatory requirements and increasing financial, customer and shareholder demands present both risks and opportunities for organizational resilience, brand reputation, commercial strategy and operational practices. Faced with energy constraints and the evolving effects of climate risks, resilient businesses account for, and improve upon, their environmental and energy impacts in a way that…

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Future-Proofing Africa’s Livestock Sector Policies: Lessons from African Countries and the COVID-19 Pandemic.

December 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Innovative ideas revolving around agri-tech, mechanization, food systems, healthy diets, and sustainable livestock in adjustment to the COVID19 pandemic. A panel of idealists, educators, and innovators discuss how to improve some of the greatest challenges pressing on African food systems as a result of the pandemic. Click here to check out this event!

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