Transforming rural livelihoods in Africa: How can land and water management contribute to enhanced food security and address climate change adaptation and mitigation?

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Africa Soil Science Society (ASSS); Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA)
Date:
20-25 Oct 2013
Location:
Kenya (Nakuru)

Theme

Transforming livelihoods in Africa through soils research and development by climate change adaptation/mitigation, enhanced food security ad market access.

Areas of focus

  • Enhancing applications of adaptation and mitigation to climate variability and change
  • Enhancing the status of human nutrition and food security in Africa through Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM), and small scale irrigation
  • Exploring options for sustainable intensification and diversification of crop soil livestock systems
  • Land use planning for sustainable food security and climate change adaptation in Africa
  • Commercialization aspects in land and water management: Markets and private sector engagement
  • Scaling, socio-economics and policy options in land and water management
  • Capacity building in land and water management within the Agricultural Product Value Chains (APVC) approach.


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How to register

For further information please contact Dr. Cyrus Githunguri.


Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Climate Change, Water, Food Security & Agriculture
Countries:
Kenya
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