Thursday, June 3
FAO: Enhancing restoration capacities in African drylands: A decade for action
Sessions
Thursday, June 3
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Speakers

  • Tiina Vähänen (Speaker) Deputy Director, Forestry Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • Christophe Besacier (Speaker) Senior Forestry Officer, Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism Forestry Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • Faustine Zoveda (Speaker) Forestry Officer, Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism Forestry Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • Robin Chazdon (Speaker) Research and Consultant, Forestoration International
  • Adejoke Olukemi Akinyele (Speaker) Reader, Department of Forest Production and Products, University of Ibadan
  • Esther Ekua Amoako (Speaker) Lecturer, Faculty of Natural Resource and Environment, University for Development Studies, Tamale Ghana/PhD student at Rhodes University, South Africa
  • Jesca Kiplagat (Speaker) Community of Practice Coordinator, Africa Chapter Manager, GLFx
  • Moussa Maïhatchi Chipkao (Speaker) Alumni of the Restoration Factory, PDG Centre Africain d’Agrobusiness (CAAB)
  • Estelle Manuela Nganlo Keguep (Speaker) Forest environmentalist, ELTI alumni
  • Patrick Kalas (Speaker) Natural Resources Officer (Capacity, Institutional Development and Governance), Office for Climate, Biodiversity and Environment (OCB), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • cora van Oosten (Speaker) Senior Project Leader, Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University
  • Steve Makungwa (Speaker) Senior lecturer, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Description

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Plenaries, sessions, launchpads and the virtual tour will be available in English and French.
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Get an inside look at the results of the African capacity needs assessment undertaken by the UN FAO-led task force on best practices. This session will raise awareness of the existing systemic capacities for restoration as well as the current gaps and barriers and of the opportunities to meet these needs in the context of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

The session will highlight pathways towards enhancing practitioners' capacities through the development or up-scaling of key knowledge products and various capacities development initiatives, such as the Landscape Academy, the FAO-ELTI youth contest, and the Restoration Factory.

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Subsessions

Thursday, June 3
12:15 pm - 12:55 pm

Description

Get an inside look at the results of the African capacity needs assessment undertaken by the UN FAO-led taskforce on best practices. This session will raise awareness of the existing systemic capacities for restoration as well as the current gaps and barriers, and of the opportunities to meet these needs in the context of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.
The session will highlight pathways towards enhancing practitioners' capacities through the development or up-scaling of key knowledge products and various capacity development initiatives, such as the Landscape Academy, the FAO-ELTI youth contest, and the Restoration Factory.

Hosts:
  

Thursday, June 3
12:55 pm - 1:45 pm

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