Empowering Marginalized Communities: How can perspective-driven innovations transform Africa’s Agri-Food systems?

An Arbre à Palabres session at AGRF Summit 2023

5 September 2023
5 September 2023
09:00 - 10:00 EAT
Experiential Marquee, AGRF Venue , Julius Nyerere International Conference Center, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

About The Event

Join us for a side-event on the importance of inclusive perspectives and localized innovations in empowering marginalized communities in Africa.

This side-event will explore the significance of inclusive perspectives and localized innovations in empowering marginalized communities in Africa. It will emphasize the importance of innovation, as well as local, indigenous knowledge, in achieving food security and sustainable agriculture.

By showcasing successful examples of perspective-driven and context-specific solutions, the event will highlight the transformative potential of innovative approaches tailored to and/or taken by marginalized stakeholders.

Through keynote presentations and an engaging panel discussion, the event will foster collaboration and knowledge exchange among diverse participants, with the ultimate goal of driving inclusive and sustainable agri-food systems transformation in Africa.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from and connect with other changemakers working to transform Africa’s agri-food systems!

Event objective

  • Showcase examples of context-specific innovations in agri-food systems that address unique challenges in Africa.
  • Highlight policy opportunities for stronger inclusion of marginalized stakeholders to stimulate successful agri-food systems transformation in Africa.
  • Call for stronger inclusion of youth, women, indigenous communities and other marginalized stakeholders in agenda-setting and policy formulation on the transformation of agri-food systems.
Time (EDT)
9:00 am - 9:05 am

Welcoming and Introductions

9:05 am - 9:08 am

Opening Video Address


9:28 am - 9:48 am

Discussions and Q&A with audience

9:48 am - 9:53 am

Rapid-fire statements from speakers


9:58 am - 10:00 am

Closing remarks

Co – hosts