AGRF 2022 Summit | Grow, Nourish, Reward. Bold Actions for Resilient Food Systems

By Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

AGRF 2022 Summit | Grow, Nourish, Reward. Bold Actions for Resilient Food Systems

📅 5-9 September 2022 🕑 12:00 AM
Kigali, Rwanda

The Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), Africa’s premier forum for driving the food and agriculture agenda in the continent, will host its 12th annual summit under the theme “Grow, Nourish, Reward — Bold Actions for Resilient Food Systems”.

Together with the Government of Rwanda and the AGRF Partner’s Group, the AGRF 2022 Summit will provide a platform to reflect on the coordinated large-scale action by leaders, institutions, investors, coalitions, and individuals to accelerate action towards translating commitments made into actionable strategies and progress on the ground.

The AGRF 2022 Summit will seek to find catalytic solutions to:

  • Grow the coordinated and large-scale action by stakeholders across multiple sectors
  • Nourish innovations and cultivate country solutions that will translate the commitments made into actionable strategies and progress on the ground.
  • Reward and recognize champions and celebrate country pathways

The summit will convene leaders from governments, businesses, civil society, and international organizations alongside innovators, financiers, experts, scientists, entrepreneurs, and youth. To journey along as they define game-changing solutions towards a food-secure Africa and food systems that deliver for people, planet, and prosperity.

The summit aims to deliver the following outcomes:

  • Climate Actionour people, our planet: The AGRF 2022 summit will provide a platform to elevate the coordinated African voice on climate action for COP27 in Egypt by outlining the challenges and identifying country-led solutions and pathways.
  • Nutrition and Diets: Healthy diets demand a systems approach that acknowledges the central role and responsibility of food systems across the world, working together across other key systems to provide better diets for all, while also sustaining the planet for future generations. The challenge of nutrition is dependent upon finding the right formula to deliver nutritious food in an affordable and environmentally sustainable way.
  • Innovations in Food Systems: The pressure on our food systems will require innovation in technology, science, and policies tailored to address the needs of countries at a contextual level. These innovations need to be economical, socially sustainable, and environmentally sustainable.
  • Markets and livelihoods: This theme will explore: The community-driven solutions and innovative policies that are dismantling these inequalities; The shifts required at the policy and community level towards a food system that is equitable, inclusive, and sustainable; The immediate actions needed to accelerate and foster inclusive growth and explore how we can create systems, mechanisms, and processes to ensure prosperity is more equitable across the board.

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