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Biowatch Agroecology Event at CSAP
08 Sep 2015

The World Forestry Congress (WFC2015), convened by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), took place in Durban, South Africa. A Civil Society Alternative Programme (CSAP) was organised in parallel with the intention of providing a space for civil society and community groups to raise awareness about the environmental and social issues connected to the WFC2015 agenda. As part of the CSAP programme, Biowatch hosted an Agroecology Event where guests were invited to meet and to celebrate agroecology farmers.

Guests learn about agroecology and seeds.  Mxolisi Dlamini (Impisethunjini Project, Pongola) and Thombithini Ndwandwe (Zimele Rural Women’s Empowerment Organisation, Mtubatuba).   Rebecca Mthembu (Thandazusebenze Project, KwaNgwanase) and Lawrence Mkhaliphi (Biowatch Agroecology Manager).   Lawrence Mkhaliphi (Biowatch Agroecology Manager), with Biowatch Trustees Thoko Makhanya, Dr David Fig (Chairperson) and Dr Nombulelo Siqwana-Ndulo.  Rose Williams (Biowatch Director) with Dr David Fig (Biowatch Chairperson).