GLF Africa 2022: As it happened

Hosted by the Global Landscapes Forum, this fully-online event on 15 September 2022 explored African solutions to the global food crisis caused by climate change, COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine. 

GLF Africa 2022: How to build an equitable, resilient food future

brought together over 8,500 participants from 122 countries and featured 184 leading scientists, activists, Indigenous leaders, financiers, youth and government leaders, and 76 incredible partners. 

Across 31 plenaries, partner-led sessions, launches, virtual tours, dialogues, performances, and a job fair, the digital conference explored ways to transform the future of food through healthy landscapes, equitable access to land, and shorter, greener value chains. Messages spread on social media rallied 26 million people around concrete ways for Africa to regain its food sovereignty.

#GLFAfrica Storytelling Contest Summary

It’s time for Africa to rewrite its own narrative. Ahead of GLF Africa 2022, the Global Landscapes Forum and the Youth in Landscapes Initiative hosted a youth storytelling contest that aimed to amplify critical voices from across the African continent.

Our global community sent in over 250 incredible submissions – and here are your

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