Outcomes of the Stakeholder Consultations Workshops

The SEACRIFOG project promotes the EU-Africa cooperation dialogue at different levels (policy, science, society) on the following themes: land use, land use change, climate-smart agriculture, food security, carbon cycle and greenhouse gases (GHG) observations and capacity development, in order to support climate adaptation and mitigation. The project shall develop a road map towards an African network of research infrastructures (RI) for long-term observation of GHGs, climate change and environmental dynamics.

In order to engage relevant stakeholders from Africa and EU, we organized 3 stakeholder consultation workshops. In total, 73 participants from 33 organizations attended the three stakeholder’s workshops (held in Kenya in May 2017, Ghana in June 2017, and Zambia in April 2018). During the world café, the participants shared their knowledge about: 1) Land use change implications on food security, 2) GHG observations, carbon stocks and climate change mitigation, 3) Clime-smart agriculture in Africa. This report summarizes the main outcomes of these participatory events.

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Outcomes of the Stakeholder Consultations Workshops

 

 

1st Stakeholder Consultations Workshop

Nairobi, Kenya on 31st May 2017

The first stakeholder consultation workshop by SEACRIFOG was held in Nairobi/Kenya the 31st May 2017, following the Kick-off-meeting of the project. The partners CMCC and Czech Globe organized the workshop, as important contribution to the SEACRIFOG working package 1 assessing general needs and gaps in terms of data, knowledge, capacities and research infrastructures in Africa. The workshop had format of participative stakeholder consultation event, in world-café mode.

Documents of the workshop can be accessed here:

1. Agenda
2. List of participants
3. Presentation of the world-café method
4. Results stakeholder consultation workshop, Nairobi, May 2017

2nd Stakeholder Consultations Workshop

Sunyani, Ghana on 16th June 2017

The second consultation workshop by SEACRIFOG was held in Sunyani/Ghana on 16th of June 2017, following the 1st Consultation Workshop in Nairobi a few weeks ago. The workshop was organized by SEACRIFOG project partners (CMCC, CzechGlobe, WASCAL) together with University of Energy and Natural Resources back to back with the 2nd Afrigeoss event as contribution to SEACRIFOG working package 1 with focus on Needs and knowledge gaps in the area of land use, land use change, food security, GHGs, and climate smart agriculture (Research infrastructures, research services, data and knowledge capacity, land use change, climate smart agriculture, food security, climate change adaptation, climate change mitigation, green house gas observations, environmental security, ecological integrity and sustainable development.)

The workshop had a participative stakeholder consultation event format in world-café modus.

The following documents can be accessed here:

1. Agenda
2. List of participants
3. Introduction to SEACRIFOG project
4. Presentation of the world-café

3rd Stakeholder Consultations Workshop

Lusaka/Zambia on 18th April 2017

As side event at the SASSCAL Science Symposium in Lusaka/Zambia on the 18th April 2018, the partners of working package 1 organized the third stakeholder consultation workshop. Conducting the same method and asking the same questions as for the first two workshops, the general needs and gaps in terms of data, knowledge, capacities and research infrastructures were assessed. This time the regional focus was on the Southern parts of Africa.

All documents of the workshop can be accessed here:

1. Agenda
2. List of participants
3. Presentation of poster
4. Final report on the stakeholder consultation workshop