MELCA-Ethiopia AFSA new alert: Declaration and the way forward out of the Addis Ababa Conference on food systems (2016)


The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA), Mekelle University in Ethiopia, the Ecological Organic Agricultural Initiative (EOAI), IFOAM – Organics International, and the African Organic Network (AfrOnet) organized a three day conference,  23rd and the 26 of November 2016, entitled “Changing Food Systems in Africa: Agroecology and Food Sovereignty and their Role in Nutrition and Health”. 

The three-day conference brought together representatives of civil society organizations, farmers, fisherfolk, pastoralists, indigenous peoples, consumers, youth networks, women’s networks, food processors, practitioners, government, academics and researchers, to learn, discuss and deliberate on the issues facing Africa in the context of food, nutrition and health. 

Download the document: Moving forward strategically from Addis Ababa November 2016 Food Systems conference