WEBINAR: Africa Europe Strategy Group on Agriculture

3 December 2020Towards the 2021 UN Summit on Food Systems: An enhanced Africa-Europe partnership on sustainable agriculture

03/12. 15:00 CEST. Africa Europe Strategy Group on Agriculture – Inception Meeting. This event is exclusively for members of the Africa Europe Strategy Groups.

The UN Food Systems Summit ahead of us is a unique opportunity to bring Africa and Europe together and advance a common agenda for sustainable agriculture that benefits to farmers and soils.

  • How can government, business and civil society across Africa and Europe work together throughout this last Decade of Action to achieve the SDGs and advance a common agenda in preparation for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit?
  • In the context of the African Continental Free trade Area (AfCTFA), how can Africa and Europe reset their trade relationship for it to be fairer and more sustainable? 
  • What are the difficulties and potential obstacles in making this trade relationship accelerate the intake of sustainable agriculture?
  • How can Europe and Africa work together and share best practices to support a number of countries across Africa to achieve ambitious agriculture targets at the scale demanded?
SPEAKERS

  • Ousmane Badiane – Executive Chairperson of AKADEMIYA 2063 and Co-chair of the Africa-Europe Strategy Group on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
  • Jocelyn Brown Hall – Deputy Regional Representative for the Regional Office for Africa at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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