African Seed Trade Association (AFSTA) Congress 2019

When: 4 – 7 March, 2019

Where: Mombasa, Kenya

What: AFSTA 2019 Congress will provide an excellent forum for seed stakeholders to exchange viewpoints, network with one another, consider investment opportunities, and most importantly, discuss important issues on seed trade at national and international levels. The significance of Agricultural innovations, such as vegetable breeding, on seed trade will be among the issues of discussion.

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Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region

When: 7 – 8 March, 2019

Where: Rabat, Morocco

What: The Symposium will focus on “Accelerating Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in the MENA region.” The event will therefore serve the purpose of showcasing experiences from research, field projects and best practice to foster climate change adaptation among countries in the region.

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The UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment

When: 8 – 10 March, 2019

Where: Nairobi, Kenya

What: The Forum will be held in the lead up to the Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA 4). The event promotes opportunities for green investment, driven by advances in science and technology, empowering policies and innovative financing. Recommendations from the Forum will inform the UN Environment Assembly and the UN’s work on the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.

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