SYMPOSIUM FOOD SECURITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE: Advancing Access to food and proper nutrition on Political Economy of IGAD and EAC through SDGs 5TH MAY 2017 8:00 AM – 5:00PM | KENYA SCHOOL OF MONETARY STUDIES (KSMS) RUARAKA, NAIROBI



Action Green for Trade and Sustainable Development (AGTSD) in conjunction East Africa Civil Society Organization’s Forum (EACSOF) and Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) wish to invite you to a symposium on Food Security and Climate Change,advancing Access to Food and Proper Nutrition on political Economy of IGAD and EAC through SDGs sustainable,” which will take place on the 5th May 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS).

The purpose of the event is to raise awareness to high level stakeholders in the current food and nutrition crisis facing IGAD and EAC regions. The event is also responding to Kenya Red Cross drought appeal, #WeAreAllKenyans. According to Red Cross Kenya, “It is expected that some counties in Kenya may slide into the emergency phase in March 2017 and push the number of affected people to four million if it doesn’t rain in the coming month[1]…”

The conference registration and participation fee is Kshs. 5,000.00 or $ 50.00. Participants can also pay more to this event. Registration fees covers participation in the Conference, the Conference articles that will be presented, participation to the coffee breaks and lunch. Part of the proceeds will go towards Kenya Red Cross Drought Appeal. The registration closes on the 30th April 2017 11:59 PM.

All Payments should be made to the following Bank Account


Banking Details:

Account Name: Action Green for Trade and Sustainable Development (AGTSD)

Bank Name: Bank of Africa

Account Number: 01076680003

Branch Name: Reinsurance Plaza





Or through Paybill



Paybill No. 972900 

Bank Account Number 01076680003



Kindly find attached draft conference note and the provisional programme.


We look forward to welcoming and exchanging ideas and experiences with you on food security in IGAD and EAC and share the Briefing Note with the relevant authorities. You are allowed to share this invitation letter to your wider network as much as possible. If you have any questions, you can email or call the undersigned










Eugene Jernigan

Trade Policy and Development

Africa WTO Coordinator


Action Green for Trade and Sustainable Development (AGTSD)


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