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Interview Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim

It is essential to work with indigenous people on climate change adaptation

Ahead of COP24, taking place in Poland between 3–14 December, Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, co-chair of the International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change, explains why indigenous knowledge must be taken into consideration.

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Growing food in the cities: Successes and new opportunities

Towns and cities in the world’s developing countries are growing on an unprecedented scale. In 1960, the global urban population was 34% of the total; by 2014 54% of the total and growing. By 2050, the proportion living in urban areas is expected to reach 66% (UNDESA). Sub-Saharan Africa’s annual urban growth rate is 3.6%, almost double the world average. The information in this document was compiled as background reading material for the 50th Brussels Development Briefing on Growing food in the cities: Successes and new opportunities.


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Regional Conference on Grain Trade in West Africa

'Grain agribusiness in West Africa: What market instruments and public policies are needed to enhance the fluidity of the regional grain market in the ECOWAS region?' That is the subject of the regional conference to be held in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso. Around 200 participants will share their experiences and good practices, and propose ways to promote cr…
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Jan 19


The future of our food: What role can agri-entrepreneurship and farming innovations play to engage young women and men in the agricultural sector?

A seminar to get inspired, to exchange ideas, learn from experiences and meet people, organisations and practitioners who are passionate about the topic of youth in agriculture. The seminar will take place on 20 January from 09:00 to 13:00  at the Impulse Building located in the Campus of the University of Wageninge…
Wageningen, Campus/Atlas, 6708 Wageningen, Netherlands

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