Media Alert: Climate Change and Food Security in Africa

Journalists are Invited to Cover the High Level Science Policy Session, live via webcast on Tursday 25th October 2012

The CGIAR research program on Climate change, Agriculture and Food security (CCAFS) Program in West Africa ( is inviting you to a High level Science – Policy Session to discuss needed changes in Agriculture with Ministries, Farmers organizations, Scientists and NGOS.

WHEN?: Thursday, 25 October 2012 from 15:00 GMT to 17:00 GMT (Time Converter:


  • Delegates from CILSS, WASCAL Competence Center, ROPPA, CORAF/WECARD, INSAH, Commissioner ECOWAS Agriculture/Environment Departments.
  • Delegates from the Burkina Faso Ministry of Research, Ministry of Agriculture, Minister of Livestock, Minister of Environment, CONEDD, Permanent Secretary SP-CPSA, Director INERA, Executive Secretary CNSA.


Technical contact

African Press Organization, +41 22 534 96 97,

Source: APO – Press Release – 20 October 2012