Africa-Western Collaborations Day

Africa-Western Collaborations day, November 17, 9am to 3pm. The Africa Institute presents: virtual mini summit on climate change adaptations in Africa. Outline of Africa on the right with patterned quilt with images relating to African art.

9:00 am - 9:10 am
Opening address and Land Acknowledgement

Saverio Stranges, Professor & Chair, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Director, The Africa Institute, Co-Director, the Western Centre for Climate Change, Sustainable Livelihoods and Health, Western University

9:10 am - 9:20 am
Climate Change work at Western University

Isaac Luginaah, Professor, Department of Geography & Environment, Director, Western Centre for Climate Change, Sustainable Livelihoods and Health, Western University

9:20 am - 9:50 am
The State of the Climate in Africa in the Global Context

Amadou Thierno Gaye, Professor, Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique, Université Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar, Senegal

9:50 am - 10:20 am
Effects of Climate Change on Logistics and Supply Chain in Africa

Matiwos Ensermu, Associate Professor, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, School of Commerce, Addis Ababa University


10:20 AM - 10:35 AM: BREAK


10:35 am - 11:05 am
Human Capacity Development for Climate Change Challenges in Africa

Chewki Ziani-Cherif, Deputy Director, Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES)

11:05 am - 11:50 am
Q & A Session

Moderated by Saverio Stranges, Professor & Chair, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Director, The Africa Institute, Co-Director, the Western Centre for Climate Change, Sustainable Livelihoods and Health, Western University

11:50 am - 12:00 pm
Wrap up: Collaboration Implications

Isaac Luginaah, Professor, Department of Geography & Environment, Director, Western Centre for Climate Change, Sustainable Livelihoods and Health, Western University


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Young Scholars Workshop

Host: Ms. Eunice Annan-Aggrey
Facilitators: Dr. Melanie Katsivo and Dr. Nassisse Solomon - Reflection on the presentations on Climate Change Adaptations in Africa.

Participants will join from Western, Cheikh Anta Diop, Addis Abba and PAUWES

If you weren't able to attend Africa-Western Collaborations Day, click here to view the event recordings.

 

Contact: africain@uwo.ca