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

Meeting or Conference
Africa Soil Science Society (ASSS); Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA)
20-25 Oct 2013
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.


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