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AAS, icipe, and TWAS-ROSSA Conference on: Climate Change and Food Security: The Road for Africa
AAS Headquarters, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
10 November 2011 - 12 November 2011



The African Academy of Sciences (AAS), International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) and The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World - Regional Office for Sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) are organizing a conference on Climate Change and Food Security: The Road for Africa from 10 - 12 November 2011 in Nairobi Kenya. The conference will cover the following thematic areas:
  • Agriculture and biodiversity
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Health
  • Implementation Strategies
The conference intends to bring together some of the very best climate change scientists to exchange ideas and experiences on climate change impacts and adaptation measures in relation to food security in Africa.

Some of the keynote speakers include:
  1. Prof. Peter Anyang Nyong’o, Minister for Medical Services, Government of Kenya
  2. Dr. Rhoda Tumusime, African Union Commissioner for Food Security (Addis Ababa)
  3. Dr. Judy Omumbo of International Research Institute for Climate and Society (New York)
  4. Prof Yongxin Xu, Senior Professor of Hydrogeology at the University of the Western Cape and also holding the position as the UNESCO Chair in Hydrogeology RSA)
For more details visit the AAS website www.aasciences.org

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