AGENDA

  • 15 September 2022
  • 15:45-16:00
  • Room: Digital Room 2

Inspirational talks by Elizabeth Mrema and Chika Ezeanya Esiobu

Digital Room 2

Elizabeth Mrema – The post-2020 global biodiversity framework in Africa

Elizabeth Mrema, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), will provide insights on the post-2020 global biodiversity framework and its implications for Africa, as well as what it means to work equitably with Indigenous peoples and local communities and why biodiversity is a cornerstone of resilient food systems.

Chika Ezeanya Esiobu – Why African traditional and indigenous knowledge is key for agricultural development