Event

First Africa Food Security Conference

This conference will be held around the theme 'Harnessing Ecosystem Based Approaches for Food Security and Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa'. It is convened by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and other UN agencies, governments, research institution, NGOs, scholars, donors, and local governments. The event will consist of a combination of plenary and panel group discussions, which will provide a platform for participants to interact and learn about the latest ideas and practices in harnessing ecosystems services for food security and climate change adaptation.  

dates: 20-21 August 2013   location: Nairobi, Kenya   contact: Richard Munang   e-mail: Richard.Munang@unep.org   www: http://www.foodsec.aaknet.org/