WEBINARS: African climate-resilient food systems (3)

13-18 JANUARY, CCAFS, in partnership with Wageningen University & Research and the Dutch ministries of foreign affairs and agriculture, nature and food quality, hosts a series of virtual dialogues on African climate-resilient food systems.

18 January 2021. Virtual dialogue 3: Mobilizing investments for climate change adaptation in African food systems.

  • Highlights and summary from previous dialogues – Jan Verhagen, Senior Scientist, Wageningen University & Research (WUR) 
  • Welcome by Chair – Martien van Nieuwkoop, Global Director for Agriculture and Food, World Bank 
  • Keynote presentation: Financing a transformation in African food systems – Atsuko Toda, Director for Agriculture and Rural Financing, African Development Bank (AfDB), Director of Rural Division 

Panel reacting to keynote from different perspectives:

  • Wouter Kool, Head of Trade & Commodity Finance Africa, Rabobank
  • Robert Zougmore, Africa Program Leader, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
  • Diane Holdorf, Managing Director, Food and Nature, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
  • Monique Meulemans, Investment Manager, Pymwymic 
  • Closing and a way forward – Bruce Campbell, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)

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