Stakeholders Converge in Accra to Discuss Innovative Solutions to Climate Smart Agriculture

 Stakeholders Converge in Accra to Discuss Innovative Solutions to Climate Smart Agriculture

Accra, Ghana – Stakeholders in the area of Climate Smart Agriculture  (CSA) are converging in Accra, Ghana during 14-16 September 2022 to discuss innovative and sustainable solutions to challenges of climate change in African agriculture. The theme for the conference is: Introspection on climate smart agriculture actions to strengthen accountability, resource use, and impact in Africa.

The conference will bring together academia, researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders from the African continent and European Union. Over 250 participants will attend, while others will join remotely via dedicated Zoom platform.

There will be various sessions, including Keynote addresses, plenaries, technical paper presentations, and side-events. The sub-themes for the conference are: (1) The Role of Digitalization in Advancing CSA in the Smallholders’ Systems; (2) The nexus of CSA and the mechanization of smallholder system in Africa; (3) Bottom-up and system-wide capacity development approaches to enhance CSA practices; (4) Strengthening the support of extension and advisory services to ensure CSA compliance among smallholder famers in Africa; and (5) Advances in CSA technology generation and use in crop, livestock, fisheries, and aquaculture.

The outputs of the Africa Stakeholders Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture will contribute to the Africa Position at the next Conference of Parties on Climate Change (CoP27) which will hold in Egypt in November 2022.

The Africa Stakeholders Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture is facilitated by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), European Union, and other partners.

For further information, please download the App for this conference using this link https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app.SPAC2022 or contact Dr Oluwole Fatunbi (ofatunbi@faraafrica.org) and/or Dr Olawale Olayide (waleolayide@yahoo.com).