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Sunday, December 10, 2023
13:00 - 13:30

Fireside Chat – Farmers and the climate crisis: success stories from the ground

About the event

Join us for a grounded fireside chat at UN COP 28 in Dubai where Million Belay (PHD), General Coordinator of the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), will share practical insights on “Farmers and the Climate Crisis: Success Stories from Ground.” Moderated by Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank, this session will highlight real-world success stories from farmers grappling with climate challenges.

Million Belay – Sharing Real Experiences: Million Belay’s extensive experience as General Coordinator of AFSA offers a unique perspective from the frontlines of African agriculture. His insights will provide a down-to-earth view of how farmers are addressing the climate crisis.

Danielle Nierenberg – Guiding the Conversation: Danielle Nierenberg, an expert in food systems, will skillfully moderate this conversation. Her role ensures that the discussion remains focused on practical experiences and solutions.

Key Discussion Points: During this concise fireside chat, Million and Danielle will delve into key topics, including:

  1. On-the-Ground Solutions: Real stories of farmers implementing sustainable practices to combat climate change.
  2. Community Resilience: How local communities are adapting and building resilience to climate challenges.
  3. Challenges Faced: Honest discussions about the obstacles and limitations that farmers encounter.
  4. Policy and Support: Exploring what governments and organizations can do to empower farmers in the face of climate change.

Watch the event and browse the photos

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