Making Climate - Smart Agriculture Real in Africa with Conservation Agriculture: Supporting the Malabo Declaration and Agenda 2063

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Program

  • Day 01

    9th October, 2018

  • Day 02

    10th October, 2018

  • Day 03

    11th October, 2018

  • Day 04

    12th October, 2018

SESSION I: Registration Master Of ceremony: Congress Registration Team - Event Manager

08:00 hrs - 09:00 hrs

Event Manager

Event Manager

Registration

Registration (continues), morning tea and Entertainments

SESSION VI: Cultural and Awards Night Master Of ceremony: Master of Ceremony - Master of Ceremony

SESSION II: Opening and introductory plenary session Master Of ceremony: Master of Ceremony - Master of Ceremony

09:15 hrs - 09:30 hrs

Government of the Republic of South Africa

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Government of the Republic of South Africa

Welcome remarks

Welcome remarks by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Government of the Republic of South Africa

09:30 hrs - 09:45 hrs

ACT

Executive Secretary

Congress Objectives

Congress Objectives, Theme and Process

09:45 hrs - 10:45 hrs

ACT, COMESA, COMESA, FAO, NEPAD, AU

Ministers and Dignitaries

Welcome Statements

Welcome Statements by Ministers and Dignitaries: Remarks by ACAN Board Chair Remarks by COMESA – Secretary General Remarks by NORAD /Norwegian Ambassador to SA Remarks by FAO Representative Remarks by EU – EU Representative Remarks by NEPAD – CEO Remarks by AU

10:45 hrs - 10:55 hrs

Herbert Bartz

CA farmer in Brazil

2ACCA Greetings Video

2ACCA greetings video from Herbert Bartz, the first CA farmer in Brazil

10:55 hrs - 11:30 hrs

AU

Speaker

Inaugural Lecture

Inaugural Lecture: The Malabo Declaration: Implementing Agenda 2063

12:10 hrs - 12:30 hrs

Norad, ACAN, Govt. of South Africa, NEPAD

Representatives

Ceremony for:

Ceremony for: a) Launch of the Africa CA curriculum development programme for education and training institutions b) Launch of the Africa CA Quality Assurance initiative c) Signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) between ACAN and Government of South Africa

12:40 hrs - 13:00 hrs

Event Manager

Event Manager

Group Photos

Group Photos & Meeting the Media

13:00 hrs - 14:00 hrs

Event Manager

Event Manager

LUNCH

Lunch

SESSION III: High level panel discussion Master Of ceremony: Kilimo Trust - Session Facilitator

SESSION IV: Farmers forum Master Of ceremony: PICOTEAM - Session Facilitator

SESSION V: Plenary session: reporting progress on 1ACCA Master Of ceremony: FARA & CORAF - Session Facilitators

SESSION VII: Parallel stakeholder group sessions: reporting progress on 1ACCA Master Of ceremony: Facilitator - Session moderators

SESSION VIII: Plenary keynote presentations and panel discussion Master Of ceremony: Master of Ceremony - Master of Ceremony

10:30 hrs - 11:20 hrs

Amir Kassam

Key note presentation

Sub-theme 1: Mainstreaming of the CA paradigm within institutions, sectors and governments’ systems in Africa.

Room: Plenary

Key note presentation and panel discussion

SESSION IX: Concurrent thematic paper presentations Master Of ceremony: TBC - Session moderators

SESSION X: Parallel Stakeholder Group Sessions Master Of ceremony: CORAF, CIMMYT, GRAINS SA, FAO, ICIPE, CCAFS, NEPAD - Session Conveners

SESSION XI: Concurrent thematic paper presentations Master Of ceremony: TBC - Session moderators

SESSION XIII: Plenary reporting and discussions on supporting the Malabo Declaration and agenda 2063 with CA-CSA Master Of ceremony: Moderator - Moderator

SESSION XIV: Closing Session Master Of ceremony: NEPAD - Moderator

SESSION XII: Roll - out of the African Union’s sustainable agricultural mechanization strategy for Africa Master Of ceremony: FAO - Panel Moderator

SESSION XV: Field Visits Master Of ceremony: Department of Agriculture, Forestry& Fisheries (DAFF) South Africa - Facilitator

Important Dates

Registration Opens - Online

1st February 2018

Call for submission condensed papers

1st February 2018

Deadline of submission for condensed papers

15th June 2018

Early bird registration deadline

30th March 2018

Deadline for submission of revised papers

15th August 2018

Registration at venue

8th - 9th October 2018

Conference & Field tour

9th - 12th October 2018

Contact Us

Tel: +254 20 8076064,
Fax: +254 0412013604
www-act-africa.org
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