SASSCAL at COP 25

SASSCAL convened and participated in a side event during COP 25 in Madrid, Spain on 13 December in the EU Pavilion. SASSCAL held the joint side event titled ‘Challenges and solutions for agricultural adaptation planning in Sub-Saharan Africa with Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and WASSCAL.

In his opening remarks Dr Karsten Hess informed the delegates of importance of strengthening regional capacities for climate adaptation. The establishment of SASSCAL and WASCAL has enhanced the visibility of science in Africa.

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SASSCAL AT THE INNOVATION BRIDGE TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASING AND MATCHMAKING EVENT AND SCIENCE FORUM SOUTH AFRICA (IBSFSA)

The 2019 joint event under the theme: Igniting Conversations About Science for Innovation with Impact, was held at the CSIR International Convention Centre from 4 to 6 December 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa, where SASSCAL hosted a successful and interactive exhibition stand at ‘the Innovation Bridge Technology Showcasing and Matchmaking Event and Science Forum South Africa (IBSFSA)’ from 4 to 6 December 2019.

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