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The Africa Roundtable N°3

Europe and Africa: Together for a Just Green Transition

The Africa Roundtable N°3

November 30, 2022

Given the ongoing war in Ukraine and disruptions in global trade, many African countries want to increase their agricultural output and become self-sufficient. African countries hold a vastly underused potential for green technologies such as solar, hydropower and green hydrogen. This should can be harnessed to realise electrification, growth, and exports. Despite historic financial commitments made at the summit, COP27 left many observers feeling that issues concerning Africa fell short. Following the World Climate Conference, we discussed partnership-based solutions and models for future cooperation between Europe and Africa in climate protection at the third edition of The Africa Roundtable.

Minister of Economy, Senegal H.E. Oulimata Sarr

Opening of the third edition of The Africa Roundtable in Dakar 2022

High-Level Side Event

Empowering Women to Feed a Continent

Food security for millions of people worldwide is severely threatened due to the many overlapping crises, and some regions in Africa are experiencing food emergencies. Simultaneously, women and children are disproportionately affected by malnutrition and undernourishment. The side event focused on the lack of focus on the role of women in food systems, women as change makers in food and nutrition security and the missed opportunity for global health.

Contact Persons

Stephanie Igunbor, s.igunbor@globalperspectives.org

Supported by

ACET African Center for Economic Transformation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

McKinsey & Company

Mo Ibrahim Foundation

BDI Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie

BMZ Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung

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