Side event

Food Systems Transformation: The case of Ethiopia's Yelemat Tirufat for amplification of adaptive capacity of small holder farmers

Keynote Speaker

Namukolo Covic

Job title
Director General’s Representative to Ethiopia, CGIAR Ethiopia Country Convenor and CGIAR Regional Director for East and Southern Africa

Core message

event summary

Ethiopia has remained the front runner in the fight against climate change. The country. has prepared forward looking climate policies including the Climate Resilient Green Economy strategy. African Development Bank (AfDB) has respectable history. of supporting agriculture transformation in Ethiopia. AfDB working in partnership with the government of Ethiopia to help the country's agricultural development efforts being carried out to realizing food self-sufficiency. To this effect, the government of Ethiopia is organizing a high-level side-event at COP to showcase key results so far and lessons learned due to implementing Yelemat Tirufat.