Science, Practice and Policy Expert Dialogue on Food Systems and Resilience

2021 Resilient Food Systems Virtual Workshop Series

2021 has offered a systemic alignment for advancing food systems thinking through the UN Food Systems Summit; updated evidence and deeper commitments to addressing climate change through the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change COP26; and opportunities to intensify efforts on biodiversity and land restoration included in the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, the UN Convention to Combat Desertifification and the UN Convention on Biological Diversity.

This learning event brings critical insights from COP26, the UN Food System Summit, and the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration to inform existing and future programming of the Resilient Food Systems programme being implemented across twelve African countries.

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George Wamukoya

Team Leader and Leadership Programme Director, African Group of Negotiators Experts Support (AGNES)

Nora Berrahmouni

Senior Forestry Officer, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Africa Region

Manyewu Mutamba

Leader, Climate Resilience Programme, African Union Development Agency – New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AUDA-NEPAD)

Anne Sophie Poisot

Programme Coordinator, Integrated Production and Pest Management Programme in Africa, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)

Ravi Prabhu

Director of Innovation, Investment and Impact, CIFOR-ICRAF, India

Jonky Tenou

Task Manager Resilient Food Systems (RFS), International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Jean Marc Sinnassamy

Senior Environmental Specialist, Global Environment Facility (GEF) Secretariat