At the dialogue, FAO will present an FAO Africa regional response package to COVID-19, fully aligned with the FAO corporate COVID-19 Response and Recovery Programme, organized along seven key themes (all other documents, Provisional Programme and Flyer can be found here)
4 August 2020 – “Water and Migration”. The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture (WASAG) webinar series
5 August 2020. 2 PM CEST/CAT. Role of private sector and youth in propelling digital disruption in invigorating extension and advisory services. Organised by AFAAS
11 August 2020. 9:00-10:30 AM EDT (GMT-4). Safeguarding Progress Towards Improved Nutrition During the COVID-19 Pandemic: USAID Partner Experiences (Part 1)
The COVID-19 crisis is creating shocks across multiple sectors and systems that are essential to improving and safeguarding nutrition. USAID’s Guiding Principles and Recommendations for Nutrition in the Context of COVID-19 summarizes the likely impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on nutrition and proposes guiding principles for priority actions during the response and recovery phases.
13 August 2020. Education from foundations and skills to advancements in science, technology and innovation: Considering fundamentals for transforming Africa Organised by RUFORUM.
18 August 2020. 14:00 – 15:30 CAT. Mapping the benefits of nature: The use of spatial data in African cities
19 August 2020. 9am (ET). Webinar on, “Environmental Enteric Dysfunction, WASH, and Nutritional Status of Women, Infants, and Young Children: Findings from Uganda, Sierra Leone, and Nepal. Organised by the Innovation Lab for Nutrition/Feed the Future co-hosted with USAID Advancing Nutrition. all webinar recordings can be found on the website.
20 August 2020. 2PM CEST The Role of Horticulture During COVID-19. Organised by Ag2Nut Nigeria, the ANH Academy and the Horticultural Society of Nigeria
21 August 2020. 14:00–15:00 CEST (UTC+02:00). Fostering an Enabling Ecosystem for Food and Agriculture through Digital Innovation. FAO/ITU
21 August 2020. 13:00 CEST. RUFORUM Webinar Series 2020 – Webinar 8: Entrepreneurship in a Pandemic Situation: Taking Opportunities and Realigning for Future
24 August 2020. 04:00 PM TO 05:30 PM EAT. Some Welfare Consequences of COVID-19 in Ethiopia. Organised by IFPRI.
25th August 2020 at 14h00 (CAT). ICLEI Africa Webinar Effective communication: Lessons for responding to climate change and health pandemics
27 August 2020. 12:00 GMT – 1:00 WAT – 2:00 CAT – 3:00 EAT. Digitalisation of Extension and Advisory Services. AFAAS in collaboration with CTA Legacy and other partners. For more information about the D4AEAS initiative at AFAAS, view here: https://www.afaas-africa.org/d4aeas/
27 August 2020. 2 PM CEST/CAT. Harnessing the Power of Data for Smallholders – Data and the Path to Food Security
27 August 2020. 10-11:30 a.m. CST. Women Leaders in Water for Food: Improving lives and ag productivity
3 September 2020. 10am – 12pm (Eastern Time). Appropriate technologies for agricultural development contexts. ECHO East Africa Regional Impact Center
20 SEP – 23 SEP 2020. MONTPELLIER, FRANCE. 4th International Conference on Global Food Security. This conference will address the triple burden of malnutrition: hunger, micronutrient deficiencies and obesity.
1 October 2020 – 16:00 PM WEBINAR: CGIAR webinar series on climate security – A Partnership Agenda for Climate Security