The National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) in partnership with the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), the University of Leeds, Chatham House and the UK Met Office to convene the scenarios workshop on the 12th November 2018 Burgers Park Hotel in Pretoria, South Africa.
The scenarios follows the in-country launch of the Agricultural and Food Systems Resilience: Increasing Capacity and Advising Policy (AFRICAP) programme that took place on the 12th November 2018 at the Corporate Boutique Hotel in Bloemfontein, Free State.
The workshop is expected to be attended by representatives from relevant government departments, non-government organizations, farmer organizations, universities, researchers, civil society organizations among others. The main objective of the workshop is to project the future of the South Africa agricultural sector on the basis of the current situation and future aspired sector.
Through facilitated discussion and group work, this workshop will:
- Establish consensus on the prospects for developing sustainable, productive, climate smart agricultural systems in South Africa
- Explore critical trends and uncertainties surrounding these prospects
- Develop shared visions for future national agri-food systems
- Identify critical interventions and actions that can contribute to desirable outcomes
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