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

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Martin Bwalya

Mr. Martin Bwalya ( Chair International Steering Committee) is the Head of Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) under The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency. He has over twenty (20) years of active and practical experience working on Africa’s development field having worked in international organisations with broader focus on multi-national development initiatives, brokering investment financing partnerships for regional and country level programmes and impact reporting.

In additional to working intensively with and within the African Union institutions—the African Union Commission, the NEPAD Agency and the Regional Economic Communities, he has wide and practical experience in the development, negotiating and management of partnerships with multilateral and bilateral institutions including the UN Agencies (FAO, WFP, UNCTAD, UNEP and UNDP) and others (e.g. World Bank, IFAD, AfDB, well as bilateral Government and institutions such as the G8 and G20. He has worked on development and management of collaboration and programming along the South-South partnerships with state and non-state players in South America (Brazil, Colombia & Argentina) and China.

He holds a MSc. Agricultural Mechanisation management, with focus on reduced tillage machinery and tools from Cranfield University, Silsoe College, England. He also has a B.Sc. Agricultural Sciences, Mechanisation, Soils and Water Management major from the University of Zambia.

Important Dates

Registration Opens - Online

1st February 2018

Call for submission of extended abstracts

1st February 2018

Deadline of submission for extended abstracts

30th April 2018

Early bird registration deadline

30th March 2018

Deadline for submission of revised papers

30th May 2018

Registration at venue

8th - 9th October 2018

Conference & Field tour

9th - 12th October 2018

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