The webinar will shed light on the severity of climate change impacts on the African continent. While doing so it will bring to the fore the intricate interconnectedness of climate change and food insecurity and nutrition, the impacts on food systems, diets and health, livelihoods, the sustainable development of any nation, and thus, why there is an urgent need to employ bold efforts to improve people’s ability to adapt.
The webinar will focus around the following two questions: 1). What are the challenges of climate change for agriculture, food systems and nutrition in Africa? 2). What are the solutions to strengthen the (nutritional) resilience of African populations, especially the most vulnerable, to climate change? In sharing various tools, country case studies and hearing from different speakers, participants will also learn how about various climate adaptation tools and responses and how each can differs taking many shapes and forms, depending on the unique context of a community, country, or region.