Inspirational talks by Joshua Omonuk, Fatmata Binta and Eva Makandi

26 Sep 2022

About GLF Africa 2022

 

GLF Africa 2022: How to build an equitable, resilient food future brought together over 8,500 participants from 122 countries and featured 182 leading scientists, activists, Indigenous leaders, financiers, youth and government leaders, and 68 incredible partners to explore African solutions to the global food crisis caused by climate changeCOVID-19 and the war in Ukraine

Across 31 plenaries, interactive sessions, launches, virtual tours, dialogues, performances, and a job fair, the digital conference explored ways to transform the future of food through healthy landscapes, equitable access to land, and shorter, greener value chains. Messages spread on social media rallied 26 million people around concrete ways for Africa to regain its food sovereignty.

 

Joshua Omonuk on the voices from pastoralist areas in Uganda

 

Omonuk speaks up on how climate change is affecting pastoralist communities and their knowledge, voices must be heard to ensure climate justice is delivered.

 

Fatmata Binta on cooking traditional nomadic food

 

Binta discusses the role of nomadic food in the Fulani community of West Africa and the importance of connecting with traditional cuisines. Chef Fatmata shares food stories and transports us to the Fulani culinary world.

 

Eva Makandi on youth in ecosystem restoration

 

Kandi is a GLF’s 2022 Forest Restoration Steward, she takes us to learn about her journey in ecosystem restoration and shares insights for young people interested in getting involved.

 

Language: French

Year: 2022

Ecosystem(s): Agricultural Land

Location(s): Africa

climate change ecosystem restoration food pastoralism