Transforming Policy & Practice Towards Agroecological Transitions for Resilient and Just Food & Farming Systems in a Changing Climate
About this webinar series
Farming for Climate Justice is a collaboration between the Centre for Agroecology, Water & Resilience (CAWR) Coventry University, and the Bio-Economy Research Chair at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
Whether you are a researcher, activist or a practitioner (or all of these) passionate about transforming food and farming systems, we welcome you to these webinars in which we’ll be discussing a series of interlinking themes and challenges to collectively think about what is required for transformative action toward a more just food system for all. You may be interested in attending one of all of the following sessions.
1. AGROECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS, CLIMATE DISRUPTION & URBANISATION
Wed 19th May @ 15.00-17.00 (GMT+1)
Bastien Deppois (CAWR) – Climate change impacts on agroecosystems – forecasting across different timescales.
Gareth Haysom – African Centre for Cities (UCT) – Urbanisation and its uneven impacts and pressures on farming systems.
2. NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS (NBS) – OPPORTUNISM OR OPPORTUNITY
Wed 26th May @ 15.00-17.00 (GMT+1)
Rachel Wynberg (UCT) – Critique of NBS discourse through heterogeneous seed systems.
Michel Pimbert (CAWR) – Reclaiming NBS through people’s knowledge, participation and rights.
3. RESOURCING AGROECOLOGY TOWARDS ECONOMIES OF CARE & JUSTICE
Wed 2nd June @ 15.00-17.00 (GMT+1)
Vanessa Farr (UCT) – Social reproduction, slow violence & agroecological feminisms
Nina Moeller (CAWR) – Resourcing agroecology for economies of care
Event co-convenors and project organisers: George McAllister (CAWR) and Jaci Van Niekerk (UCT)
For more about all of our speakers, please visit www.farming4justice.net. And if you have any questions, please get in touch with George McAllister: firstname.lastname@example.org
This series is part of a project supported by the British Council’s Researcher Links Climate Challenge Fund.
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