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

Registration & Morning Tea

Registration (continues) and Entertainments

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

20:00 hrs - 22:00 hrs

Master of Ceremony

Cultural and Awards Night

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

15:30 hrs - 16:00 hrs

Afternoon Tea

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

12:40 hrs - 13:00 hrs

Event Manager

Group Photos

Group Photos & Meeting the Media

13:00 hrs - 14:00 hrs

Lunch

12:10 hrs - 12:30 hrs

Norad, ACT, ICAAP-Africa

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

12:30 hrs - 12:40 hrs

Ministry of Agriculture, Zambia

Vote of Thanks

Vote of Thanks (Minister of Agriculture, Zambia)

09:15 hrs - 09:30 hrs

DAFF, 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

Congress Objectives

Congress Objectives, Theme and Process: ACT Executive Secretary

09:45 hrs - 10:45 hrs

ACT, COMESA, Norwegian Embassy, FAO, EU, NEPAD, AU

Welcome Statements

Welcome Statements by Ministers and Dignitaries: Remarks by ACT Board Chair, COMESA Secretary General, Norwegian Embassy in South Africa, FAO Representative, EU Representative, NEPAD Representative, AU Representative

10:45 hrs - 10:55 hrs

Herbert Bartz

2ACCA Greetings

2ACCA greetings from the first Conservation Agriculture farmer in Brazil (video)

10:55 hrs - 11:30 hrs

African Union Commission

Inaugural Lecture

Inaugural Lecture: The Malabo Declaration: Implementing Agenda 2063

11:30 hrs - 12:00 hrs

Government of the Republic of South Africa

Official Opening Speech

Official Opening Speech by Government of the Republic of South Africa

12:00 hrs - 12:10 hrs

Government of the Republic of South Africa

Prize giving to the champion smallholder CA farmers in Africa

Prize giving to the champion smallholder CA farmers in Africa; Recognizing African and international CA champions

09:00 hrs - 09:15 hrs

NEPAD

Welcome statement

Welcome statement and Congress background by Congress Steering Committee Chairperson

SESSION IV: Farmers forum Master Of ceremony: PICOTEAM/ACT, SACAU, RCM and PAFO - Session Facilitator

16:00 hrs - 17:30 hrs

World Farmer Organization (WFO)

Farmers Forum: (Opening remarks by WFO)

African farmers articulate their visions on Sustainable Agriculture and Food Sovereignty, underscoring their strengths and the challenges that require the attention of the 2ACCA stakeholders. Panel discussion inclusive of farmers from North, West, Central, East and Southern Africa

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

17:30 hrs - 18:30 hrs

FARA, CORAF, ASARECA, CCARDESA, NASRO, AARINENA

Reporting progress on 1ACCA declaration

Farmer responsive research findings, scientific solutions and technical innovations to realising the 1ACCA declaration and way forward/next steps. Panel presentations and discussions –Facilitated by FARA & CORAF

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

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

20th 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
cacongress@act-africa.org
2ACCA Secretariat
P.O Box 10375 - 00100 Nairobi, Kenya.
KALRO - NARL, Waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
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