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20201029T1110 20201029T1315 Africa/Harare Enhancing engagement between Africa and Europe for water and climate

The main objective of the AfriAlliance project is for African and European stakeholders to work together in the areas of water innovation, research, policy, and capacity development to prepare Africa for future climate change challenges. The project creates an effective, problem-focused knowledge sharing mechanism platform for scientists, decision makers, practitioners, citizens and other key stakeholders to identify appropriate social innovation and technological solutions for key water and climate change challenges.

In this session AfriAlliance invites African and European Stakeholders, in order to enhance engagement, deepen partnership, and strengthen Africa's response to the water and climate change challenge for sustainable development.

Session Agenda (Please note times on session agenda are in CET)

Time (CET)

Agenda Item

Purpose

 Speaker 

10:15 - 10:30

Welcome and Introduction

Virtual 4 21st WaterNet/WARFSA/GWPSA Symposium waternet@waternetonline.org

The main objective of the AfriAlliance project is for African and European stakeholders to work together in the areas of water innovation, research, policy, and capacity development to prepare Africa for future climate change challenges. The project creates an effective, problem-focused knowledge sharing mechanism platform for scientists, decision makers, practitioners, citizens and other key stakeholders to identify appropriate social innovation and technological solutions for key water and climate change challenges.

In this session AfriAlliance invites African and European Stakeholders, in order to enhance engagement, deepen partnership, and strengthen Africa's response to the water and climate change challenge for sustainable development.

Session Agenda (Please note times on session agenda are in CET)

Time (CET)

Agenda Item

Purpose

 Speaker 

10:15 - 10:30

Welcome and Introduction

Setting the scene

Ms Tarryn Quayle

10.30 - 11.10

Ways forward for AfriAlliance results and insights

 Discussion of AfriAlliance insights where gaps in engagement and cooperation have been identified


Key AfriAlliance insights: 
- gap analysis from deliverables 
- research agenda - recommendations 
- policy recommendations (Policy briefs)
- how to institutionalise IBEs and roadshows (Jean Marie) 

Ms Bettina Genthe

Dr Uta Wehn

Dr Mamohloding Tlhagale

Prof Jean-Marie Onema

11:10 - 12:10

Plenary discussion

Presentation of learnings and feedback from participants
How can we ensure uptake of the AA insights and outputs? Improve coordination and communication across initiatives?
 Given socio-economic, political contexts, SDG framework etc., how do we ensure engagement & cooperation long term?

 Moderator: Ruth Beukman
 Panel: Simeon Kenfack (AfWA)
 Dr Mandla Msibi (Water Research Commission)

12:10 - 12:15

Wrap up

Summary of session and opportunities for future collaboration with AfriAlliance

 Ruth Beukman

GWP
MODERATOR
ICLEI Africa
Professional Officer
Water Research Commission
Head of International and Stakeholder Engagement
WaterNet Trust
Executive Manager
CSIR
Attendee
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Mr. Luke Somerwill
IHE Delft
Junior Researcher
Mr. Edouard Boinet
International Network of Basin Organizations
Project manager, consortium partner of AfriAlliance
Mrs. Greater Mukumbira
SASSCAL
Attendee
BUPUSA Tri Basin Project
participant
European Union
EU programme Manager
WaterNet
Moderator
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