COP27 Official Side-Event: Accelerating Climate Adaptation in Agriculture – A Youth Perspective
03:00 pm > 04:30 pm
Akhenaten Room, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
About the event
This UNFCCC COP27 Official Side-Event, co-hosted with the Ban Ki-moon Center (BKMC) and FAO, will consist of a multistakeholder dialogue addressing the biggest challenges African youth smallholder farmers are facing in adapting to climate change. Global leaders and young African agripreneurs will exchange on innovative and just solutions in their local communities.
Date: Monday, November 14, 2022
Time: 15:00–16:30 EGY
Location: Akhenaten Room, Blue Zone, COP venue in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
Claudia Sadoff, CGIAR’s Executive Director, will deliver the closing remarks.
Not going to COP27? You can catch the livestream on the UNFCCC website. Link coming soon.
Tentative event program
|Time||Run of show||Speakers|
|15:00||High-Level Welcome Remarks||
|15:21||Moderated Roundtable Discussion: A Youth Perspective on Agricultural Adaptation
Header image: A participant in the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Young Agripreneur Programme, which promotes youth participation in agribusiness with hands on skills training in farming and entrepreneurship. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS