Climate Chance Summit – Africa 2021

The role of women in Climate Action

Focus session: The role of women in Climate Action

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This Focus will therefore look at the obstacles to be removed in order to liberate and strengthen women’s climate action, in order to raise the ambition of climate policies.

The objective of this session is to illustrate with the AgriFED programme how and at what levels women have a decisive role in climate action, to highlight the impact of this type of programme and to identify potential perspectives for replication of the programme.



Keynote speaker:

  • Mme Oulimata Sarr, Regional Director of UN Women
  • Dicko SY, Agronomist and trainer for women farmers in the use of drones
  • Korka Diaw, President of the RĂ©seau Femmes Agricultrices du Nord (REFAN)
  • Antoine Sire, Head of Corporate Commitment and member of the Executive Committee of BNP Paribas Group and financial partner of the AgriFed Programme.

Moderation by:

  • Hadiatou Camara, Founder of Vacances Vertes

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