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 change, COVID-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.
Robert Nasi on the social tipping points needed to achieve a resilient and equitable food future in Africa
Hear from CIFOR’s Director General, Robert Nasi on how forests and trees protection can provide integrated solutions against the global climate, food, and biodiversity crises, as well as CIFOR-ICRAF’s approach to addressing these challenges.
Cécile Bibiane Ndjebet on women, land and food
Join Cécile Ndjebet at this talk to learn about the work of the African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests and the much-needed change they hope to achieve. Learn about the progress that has been over the decades for women in forestry and how an expert views the future.
Learn more about the multifaceted problems that Africa’s drylands face 🦓