Future Food: Nigeria and its Changing Climate
Climate change, population growth, inadequate infrastructure and needs for capacity building: Nigerians are not turning a blind eye on the challenges for achieving food security for their country. They have many ideas and are developing solutions to address these issues.
This evening will combine a screening of “Swallow”, a film on challenges and visions for the future by the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation and a discussion with our guests:
Sara Baroud, Care
Julianna Fehlinger, Via Campesina/ ÖBV
Sarah Karinge, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Elisabeth Leiner, Caritas Austria, and
Amara Nwankpa from the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation, Nigeria.
Date: Mon, 2 December 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Place: BOKU Vienna, Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Vienna, Wilhelm-Exner-Haus, Hörsaal 5 (2nd floor)
Free admission, but please register: rosana.kral(at)boku.ac.at
Picture: Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation
The event is co-organized by CDR partner Hermann Bürstmayr, Department of Crop Sciences and Department of Agrobiotechnology, and the Centre for Development Research.
The film has been shot with support by the European Union and the Open Society Initiative for West Africa; the Austrian Development Agency and the Ford Foundation are supporting the event.