Securing Foreign Interest in Developing Environmental Competence in Africa
Thu 11 - Fri 12 August 2011
Meeting Room 2, Conference Centre
2nd Academia for Green Africa (AFGA) Conference
Lancaster Environment Centre in partnership with Envirofly Group
The Academia for Green Africa (AFGA) Initiative aims to develop environmental competence in Africa through strategic international partnerships.
Interests: renewable energy, climate change, waste management specific to capacity building in Africa.
Professor William Davies CBE - Founding Director of the Lancaster Environment Centre, Director of the Centre of Sustainable Agriculture, Lancaster University and Queen's Anniversary Prize winner for Higher and Further Education
Mr Chinda Kingsley - Honourable Member of the House of Representatives, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Former Commissioner of Environment, Rivers State Government
Professor Kevin Jones - Director of the Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC), Lancaster University, UK.
Mr Andy Street - Director of SLR Consulting - one of UK's most reputable environmental consulting firms.
Professor Kirk T Semple - Associate Director of the Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC), Lancaster University, UK.
Professor Lawrence Ezemonye - Director of the National Centre for Energy and Environment, Energy Commission under the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Other speakers include Heads of African Government and Environmental agencies, Representatives of some African Countries High Commissions in London, CEO's and Directors of UK and African based environmental firms and bodies.
- Poster Competition
- Launching of the African Environmental Perspectives - Volume 1 (one of the first African focused environmental journals published in London)
Visit the AFGA website to register.
All are welcome to attend.