Future Food: Nigeria and its Changing Climate

Invitation: Dec 2, public film screening and discussion with Amara Nwankpa, Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Foundation (Nigeria).

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, 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.