UNFCCC COP 21
30 November 2015 - 11 December 2015
The twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) will take place from 30 November to 11 December 2015, in Paris, France.
Regional Workshop on “Revamping Groundnut Value Chains of West Africa through Aflatoxin Mitigation”
01 September 2015 - 02 September 2015
The workshop brought together a total of 101 participants, mainly experts and policy makers from the member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), small and medium- enterprises and corporate food industries, research organizations and academia, development partners, Regional Economic Communities (RECs), government ministries from trade, agriculture and health, farmers organizations, the private sector, civil society and the African Union Commission...
MALAWI NATIONAL DIALOGUE CONCEPT NOTE
20 October 2015 - 21 October 2015
The Food Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Platform for African - European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development (PAEPARD) convened a regional dialogue on Climate-Related Risks to Crop Production and Post-Harvest Loss Management.
The dialogue presented an...
Policy Brief Climate Change Financing In Kenya
18 November 2015
Climate Change (CC) is a big threat to sustainable development of Kenya (NCCAP, 2013). As such, the Government of Kenya (GoK) has taken various measures to ensure that the country transits into a Low Carbon Resilient Development (LCRD). These includes...
Global forum for innovations in agriculture
01 December 2015 - 02 December 2015
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture is taking place in Africa for the first time from 1-2 December 2015 at the Durban Exhibition Centre.
Don't miss this unique opportunity to find innovations that can improve your productivity, increase yields, save water and ensure you have access to a secure source of food for the future
CFS Special Event: Youth for Food Security and Nutrition, and Resilience
15 October 2015
During the CFS Special Event on Youth for Food Security and Nutrition, and Resilience on 15th October 2015 in Rome, Mrs Sithembile Mwamakamba, FANRPAN Natural Resources and Environment Programme Coordinator, moderated a discussion on case studies from different regions that set out challenges, successes and lessons learnt relating to the development of knowledge, skills and capacity for youth in agriculture.
Climate Change, Food Security and Nutrition: Cultivating Sustainable Diets and Food Systems
Committee for World Food Security (CFS) Side event, Rome
14 October 2015
On the 14th of October 2015, the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), Agriculture for Impact, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, and the John Kufuor Foundation convened a “Climate Change, Food Security and Nutrition: Cultivating Sustainable Diets and Food Systems” side-event at the Committee for World Food Security in Rome.
Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, FANRPAN CEO attends the 2015 Borlaug Dialogue of the World Food prize
14 October 2015 - 16 October 2015
The World Food Prize is the foremost international award recognizing the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. It was created by Dr Norman E. Borlaug in 1986. The World Food Prize emphasizes the importance of a nutritious and sustainable food supply for all people.
FANRPAN CEO Speaks at the 2nd International Conference on Global Food Security
11 October 2015 - 14 October 2015
FANRPAN CEO, Dr Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, attended the 2nd International Conference on Global Food Security where she was also a keynote speaker. The conference aim was to deliver state-of-the-art analysis, inspiring visions and innovative methods arising from research in a wide range of disciplines, in order to achieve global food security.
Cultivating Equality in a Changing Climate
14 October 2015
As food system leaders gather in Iowa for the Borlaug Dialogues and the World Food Prize, nearly 800 million people around the world continue to suffer from chronic hunger. More than 161 million children under the age of five are stunted, and one-third of childhood deaths are associated with malnutrition...
TEDxJohannesburg 2015, Moonshots
19 November 2015
10:00am - 6:00pm SAST
Soweto, GT, 1868