Conference on Climate Change, Food Insecurity and Resilient Livelihoods

The overall objective of the conference is to engage high level stakeholders, senior leadership, and external experts to deliberate on the interlinkages between climate change, food insecurity and resilient livelihoods towards domestic preparedness on climate change adaptation. The conference will identify concrete policy and programmatic options and come up with a comprehensive Action Plan for adaptive resilience building and enhanced community preparedness.

What: Climate Change, Food Insecurity and Resilient Livelihoods Conference

When: Wednesday 28 � Thursday 29 June at 9:00a.m.

Where: Juba Grand Hotel

Who:

H.E. Taban Deng Gai, First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan

Hon. Onyoti Adigo Nyikwec, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security

Mr. Joseph Bartel, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Prof. Mathew Udo, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security

Mr. Jean Luc Stalon, Country Director a.i, UNDP

Mr. Serge Tissot, Country Representative, FAO

Dr. Elliot W. Mghenyi, Senior Agricultural Economist, World Bank

Mr. David Smith, Economist and Poverty-Environment Initiative Africa Regional Manager, UN Environment (Nairobi)

Press are requested to RSVP to cover this event:Kymberly Bays, UNDP, kymberly.bays@undp.org and +211 954 396 893.

Source: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).