Official Dialogue Feedback to the United Nations 2021 Food Systems Summit
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The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) a network of 130 universities in 38 African countries, www.ruforum.org, is reaching out to agri-food sector stakeholders for dialogue to generate solutions to advance high-priority food systems with commitment at the highest national policy and regional levels. Universities in the network recognize the interconnectedness between science & policy; the potential for universities to impact on innovations in the agri-food sector; the ability to harness the youth dividend and strengthen opportunities for agri-prenuership that will influence Africa’s attainment of the SDG targets.
Call for Action: University – Policy Dialogue for Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems
African Universities are calling for a dialogue with technocrats and policy makers to explore engagement opportunities and chart a common pathway for strengthening Africa’s Food Systems, taking into account the diversity of food systems on the continent. The convening involving a select group of technocrats will dialogue on the needed actions. Specifically, Long-term investment and policy for Food Systems research, higher education and innovation.
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