COP23: Sweet Sunset Upon COP23

The 14th of November, 2017 technically served as the last day of the #COP23 conference for the Climate Smart Agriculture Youth Network (CSAYN) delegates as most of them were scheduled to fly back to their respective countries on the 15th of November, 2017. The #COP23 was quite an eventful period for the four delegates; Abiy …

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COP23: Climate Action for Food Security

On the third day of CSAYN’s participation at COP23, we were on the panel for the UN System Side Event: ‘Climate action for food security: Harvesting adaptation and mitigation benefits in the land sector'. The key focus was “What particular support do young farmers need to increase action towards more risk-informed sustainable food production and …

COP23: Supporting Youth Innovations to Confront Climate Change

CSAYN team participated in the COP23 SDSN Side-Event, entitled “Supporting youth-led innovation to confront climate change: Opportunities for action”. Ever since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement, a growing range of solutions-oriented initiatives have sought to provide support to youth-led innovations including those in business, charity, and education. …

COP23: Youth Engagement in Climate: Climate-Smart Agriculture and Smart Education

CSAYN, IFAD and partners organized a Side Event to discuss Youth Engagement in Climate: Climate Smart Agriculture and Smart Education. The occasion was given to speakers representing the CSAYN to present efforts undertaken to bridge the gap between youth, unemployment and Climate-Smart agriculture through their activities. Africa has the world’s youngest population with 420 million aged …

COP23: Meeting between CSAYN and IFAD at Bonn, Germany

It is the 8th of November, 2017 at around 9:00AM German Time when Elizabeth Gulugulu and Amanda Namayi meet outside the MacDonald’s near the Cologne Railroad Station. The temperatures are at an outstanding 3°Celcius, which is quite cold for two young African girls from the Tropics. Their host, Nala Mueller, waves at them to signal …