Upcoming Webinars: April and beyond

 1 April 2021. 11:00 – 13:00 (GMT +2) Dialogue with Agribusiness Incubators and SMEs in North Africa by FAO and AU See the agenda

1 April 2021. @9:30am EDT) Tackling child undernutrition at scale: Insights from national and subnational success cases. By IFPRI.

  • 1er webinaire aura lieu la semaine du 5 avril 2021
  • 2ème webinaire aura lieu la semaine du 12 avril 2021
  • 3ème webinaire aura lieu la semaine du 19 avril 2021
  • 4ème webinaire aura lieu la semaine du 26 avril 2021
  • 1st webinar will take place during the week of the 5th of April
  • 2nd webinar will take place during the week of the 12th of April
  • 3rd webinar will take place during the week of the 19th of April
  • 4th webinar will take place during the week of the 26th of April
6 April 2021. 9 AM EST: Developing Sustainable Fiscal Policy for the Food System

6 April 2021. (11:00 a.m. GMT). Panel on the restriction of human rights in the land sector at stake?  

7 April 2021. 7am PST/10am EST/2pm GMT/5pm EAT. “Hey, Sister! Show me the mobile money” project, a USAID-funded digital financial literacy campaign, implemented in Ghana, Uganda, and Malawi. Strategic Impact Advisors (SIA) developed 10 short audio lessons and a facilitator’s guide to build women’s capacity to use mobile money. The content is open-source and available in multiple languages. Register for the Zoom meeting here

7 April 2021. 14:00 CEST. Fortifying the supply chain – addressing premix challenges. will include some preliminary findings from research being supported under the EU-2FAS contract called, “Effects of COVID-19 on global and national fortification supply chains: implications for programming”, led by IRD, in partnership with SAVICA (Indonesian consultancy firm).

Find out about our global community of Agrifood researchers and technologists and learn about collaborative, networking, and funding opportunities for African-based researchers and industry.


14 – 16 April 2021. World Food Summit 2021 – Better Food for More People


April 20, 2021 – Apr 21, 2021 Food Tech Matters 
Food Tech Matters is the virtual get-together, where food leaders and international investors discover the latest ground-breaking technologies to disrupt the industry of agri-foodtech, and connect with the brightest minds behind the innovations shaping tomorrow’s food and farming.

20 april 2021. The Permagarden Pathway to Resilience and Food Security. The Home Gardens for Resilience and Recovery (HG4RR) network organizes each 3rd Tuesday of the month, 14:00-15:00 CET (Berlin Time), for a webinar series focused on the challenges and opportunities of home garden interventions and evaluation in crisis and humanitarian settings.

19 – 22 April 2021. VIRTUAL EVENT. Global Soil Partnership from 13:00 to 16:00 CET. GSOBI21 combines policy and science to shed a light on soil biodiversity as a nature-based solution to many of today’s global challenges. The symposium will enable high level attendees, scientists, businesses, partners and panelists to engage in fruitful discussions and gain reliable knowledge on soil biodiversity.
Report: State of knowledge on Soil Biodiversity – Status, Challenges and Potentialities: Main report ; Summary for policy makers

April 27 at 9AM EST: Investing in a More Resilient Food System

18 May 2021 Webinar series on operationalization of the Framework for Sustainable Agriculture
Mechanization in Africa (F-SAMA)

18 May 2021. The Permagarden Pathway to Resilience and Food Security. The Home Gardens for Resilience and Recovery (HG4RR) network organizes each 3rd Tuesday of the month, 14:00-15:00 CET (Berlin Time), for a webinar series focused on the challenges and opportunities of home garden interventions and evaluation in crisis and humanitarian settings.

May 2021 – 9th Plenary meeting of the Latin America and the Caribbean Soil Partnership (date tbc)
May 2021 – 5th Plenary meeting of the African Soil Partnership (date tbc)

May 19 at 11AM EST: Ecological Solutions for Stronger Communities

4 June 2021. extraordinary CFS Plenary Session

5 June 2021 – World Environmental Day – Launch of the Global Assessment of Soil Pollution and its summary for policy makers

8 June 2021. @ 9AM EST: Enriching and Diversifying Diets.

8-9 June 2021. Food Safety Summit SA 2021

The Home Gardens for Resilience and Recovery (HG4RR) network organizes each 3rd Tuesday of the month, 14:00-15:00 CET (Berlin Time), for a webinar series focused on the challenges and opportunities of home garden interventions and evaluation in crisis and humanitarian settings.

15-16 June 2021.EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENT DAYS: ‘SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN ACTION: OUR WORLD, OUR DIGNITY, OUR FUTURE’

17 June 2021 – Desertification and drought day – Launch of the Global Soil Salinity Map (GSSmap)

June 2021 – 2nd International network on fertilizers analysis meeting

22 – 24 June 2021 – 9th Global Soil Partnership Plenary Assembly and launch of the Global Soil Organic Carbon sequestration potential map

23 and 24 June 2021. European Research and Innovation Days This year’s edition will mark the official launch of Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme (2021-2027).

6-12 September 2021. Intra African Trade Fair 2020

13 – 16 September 2021 – Global Symposium on Salt-Affected Soils

September 2021 – Second Plenary meeting on soil spectroscopy (date tbc)

13-15 October 2021. 1st Conference on Farmer-Centric On-Farm Experimentation

October 2021 – Sustainable soil management for nutrition-sensitive agriculture: Micronutrient workshop (date tbc)

October 2021 – Launch of the Global Status of Black soils and Global Black Soil Distribution Map (GBSmap)

October 2021 – 3rd Workshop of the International Network of Black Soils (INBS) (date tbc)

October 2021 – 7th meeting of the International Network of Soil Information Institutions(date tbc)

October 2021 – 5th meeting of the Global Soil Laboratory Network (date tbc)

November 2021 – 6th meeting of the Eurasian Soil Partnership (date tbc)

November 2021 – 15th working session of the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (date tbc)

5 December 2021 – World Soil Day “Halt soil salinization, Boost soil productivity”

December 2021 – Global Soil Information System launch event (date tbc)

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