The Annual Meeting of African Science Academies (AMASA) 2022 Conference in Nairobi brought together a wide range of agricultural stakeholders from across Africa to discuss the challenges facing farming communities.
The delegates discussed the latest ideas, appropriate solutions, and technologies that will promote sustainable agriculture and food systems in the continent. The outcome of the AMASA 2022 conference will hopefully boost Africa's capacity to sustainably meet food and nutrition security for the growing population. Deliberations will enable the continent to trade better within itself and internationally.
The conference covered a broad set of topical issues on agricultural development and food systems in Africa:
Sub-Theme 1: Science & Emerging Technologies in Agriculture
Sub-Theme 2: Climate Change, Environment & Agriculture
Sub-Theme 3: Science Diplomacy, Communication, Policy Analysis and Food Security
Sub-Theme 4: Capacity Building, Science, Technology & Innovation (STI), Research Products Commercialization
Sub-Theme 5: Research Capacities of Africa’s Universities and Research Institutes
The conference was hosted by the Kenya National Academy of Sciences (KNAS) in collaboration with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC). The event was held in partnership with the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), International Network for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) and International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA).