Address: CSIR ICC, Meiring Naude Rd, Brummeria, Pretoria, 0001

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AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY SEMINAR: Towards a more productive and resilient agriculture sector

SESSION 1: Towards a smarter, more resilient agriculture

09:00 - 09:15

WELCOMING 

(City of Tshwane)

09:15 - 09:35

PRESENTATION:
“Defending against drought: how can crops still thrive in a warmer world?”

Stephanie Midgley, Researcher and Project Manager in Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change, University of Cape Town

09:35 - 09:55

PRESENTATION:
“Accelerating local and regional government action on sustainable and resilient city-region food systems: Reflections from City Food Network”

Nachi Majoe, ICLEI

09:55 - 10:15

PRESENTATION:
“The smart green revolution: how Agritech is making agriculture more productive and climate resilient”

Timothy Willis, CFO, Aerobotics

10:15 - 10:35

PRESENTATION:
“Foundation of health: the role of healthy soil in climate resilient agriculture”

Garry Paterson, Agricultural Research Council

10:35 - 11:00

TEA

SESSION 2: 

11: 00 - 11.20

PRESENTATION:
“Getting to the roots of food security: the proactive implementation of rural Fresh Assembly Points” TBC


Kenneth Carden, Independent Consultant, Southern Africa Food Lab Programme Manager

11:20 - 11:40

PRESENTATION:
“Hope for the Eastern Cape: how a pro-society approach brought agriculture back to life” 

Wandisile Makwabe, Head, Masisizane Fund Agribusiness and Flagship Initiative

11:40 - 12:00

PRESENTATION:
“From the field to the plate: practical insights into integrating emerging farmers in the value chain”

Mandla Nkomo, Managing Director, Solidaridad Southern Africa

12:30 - 13:00

DIALOGUE WITH THE AUDIENCE:
What is your region currently doing to promote agriculture and food security? What are your opinions on what a food-secure city should look like? 

TBC

SESSION 3: Smart and Sustainable Future Mobility for Africa

12:30 - 13:00

PANEL DISCUSSION:
“What investments are key to improving the agriculture industry”

All Speakers

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